Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Roman Zimmermann <mereandor@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] Speeding up program starts with squashfs
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 21:09:31
Message-Id: 200705092307.21312.mereandor@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-performance] Speeding up program starts with squashfs by Derek Tracy
Am Mittwoch 09 Mai 2007 21:46 schrieb Derek Tracy:
> Right but isn't it possible to utilize readahead to "pre-load" a ramdisk, > that way the io is happening before X is even ready to come up.
That sounds more interesting now. I think I did mean something else with readahead at first. So if I really want to speed up things (more) there is no way around replacing sysvinit? (Still sounds a bit scary to me ...)