Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Derek Tracy <tracyde@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] Speeding up program starts with squashfs
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 20:35:26
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-performance] Speeding up program starts with squashfs by lnxg33k
On 5/9/07, lnxg33k <lnxg33k@×××××.com> wrote:
> > I can't speak about squashfs. However, as Derek Tracy eluded to, you can > do > other things to improve performance such as running a different init > system. I > remembering trying init-ng a while back and it ran fine, but I didn't want > to > take the time to mess with it too much and reverted back to sysVinit. > There is > a wiki on different init systems [1]. > > You may also want to check the forums for discussions on bootchart. This > is a > boot time monitor that generates graphs of load times. I've never run it, > but > people seem to get a lot of success from it. Hopefully that's some useful > place > to start even if it's not related to squashfs. > > [1] > -- > gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list > >
lnxg33k Roman isn't looking to speed up his boot, he is looking to speed up application startup times after boot. I was eluding to the possibility to use Readahead to pre-load a ramdisk immediately after the OS boots. I didn't want to throw his e-mail off topic. -- --------------------------------- Derek Tracy tracyde@×××××.com ---------------------------------