Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Francisco Rivas <taken2k4@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] Re: Digest of gentoo-performance@gentoo.org issue 13 (100-109)
Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 14:22:18
Message-Id: 2fcf3fa50705110720l10f85c0di16bc306f10338526@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-performance] Re: Digest of gentoo-performance@gentoo.org issue 13 (100-109) by Cory Grunden
Hi all,

Reading your post i am feel interested in increase my laptop performance but
I don't know by where start, can someone tell me?

Thank you so much in advance and regards

On 5/11/07, Cory Grunden <cory.grunden@×××××.com> wrote:
> > > deer, list! > > > > I currently try to minimize the application startup-time for my > > gentoo-laptop. > > Even with prelink it takes about one minute to start kde and all > programs in > > autostart due to the heavy disk i/o load. > > In the last days I did some tests with taking a copy of my regular /usr > > (ext3) > > dir and storing it in a squashfs file. I then mount it as loopback > device > > on /usr. (Leaving the original copy still intact but hidden.) > > > > Those are the effects I try to achieve: > > 1. The filesystem has no fragmentation at all. Files in my regular /usr > dir > > are somewhat fragmented, but not too badly. > > 2. It's compressed: less disk i/o and more cpu load. > > > > So far the results have been promising. With the new squashfs I'm down > to > > around 50 secs (-16%). But at the moment my benchmark methods are quite > > primitve. I simply have a stopwatch nearby and meassure the time from > login > > to when the disk is idle again. I'm looking forward to some input on > this. > > > > greets > > Roman > > > Some things that I believe help with startup time are: > -Os and LDFLAGS="-Wl,-O1 -Wl,--hash-style=gnu -Wl,--as-needed" > In order to use the new --hash-styles, you need at least > >=binutils-2.17.50.X, which is keyworded with -* > -- > gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list > >
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