Christopher Bergeron christopher at
Sun Sep 29 18:48:00 CEST 2002

Sunday, September 29, 2002, 5:26:37 PM, you wrote:

RGM> On Sun, 29 Sep 2002, Christopher Bergeron wrote:

>> Can anyone give me advice on what will acheive the fastest boot time?
>>  My options are the LinuxBIOS coupled with a DOC root or with root
>>  configured on hda1 (IDE).  I boot into X and I'll need standard
>>  modules loaded.  I'd like to fit the entire install on a DOC but only
>>  IF I'll get a faster load/boot.

RGM> Fasted boot I've seen is with the kernel in DoC, then mount /dev/hda1 as
RGM> /.

So DoC _IS_ faster than IDE?  If this is the case, why should it be
that mounting it with /dev/hda1 as root would make for a faster boot?
By my logic, I would think that having /boot and /root on a DoC would
make it faster.

Am I missing something?


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