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Re: [gNewSense-users] Boot speed

From: Lars Noodén
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Boot speed
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2012 14:48:28 +0300
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On 10/7/12 2:44 PM, Michał Masłowski wrote:
>> First, during the installation it appears that it might be
>> necessary to choose mbr instead of gpt.  I tried several ways
>> using GPT but only got errors when trying to boot even when
>> booting manually via PMON.
> True and often reported.
>> Second, booting using boot.cfg is very slow.  Is there a way to
>> speed that up?  Here is the relevant part of boot.cfg
>> title gNewSense parkes - hda1 kernel
>> (wd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.3-gnu initrd
>> (wd0,0)/boot/initrd.img-3.5.3-gnu args console=tty no_auto_cmd
>> root=/dev/sda1 resume=/dev/sda5 libdata.force=80c machtype=8.9
> Remove the initrd line.  It's not needed on the YeeLoong unless you
> have encrypted root, non-builtin filesystem or a more exotic
> configuration.
Thanks.  Removing the initrd line lets it boot normally now.  I got it
from the installation instructions [1], so perhaps they should be updated.



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