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On 07/25/2007 08:45 PM, Peter Stuge wrote:
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<pre wrap="">On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 07:09:42PM -0400, john wrote:
<pre wrap="">2. Kernel loading is slow but initrd loading is very, very, slow.
Please try the FILO patch in this message:
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You don't have to enable the DEBUG_* values but if the patched FILO
doesn't work properly I would appreciate if you could send the output
of a version built with the DEBUG_ values enabled.
You should see a bit of improvement with it applied.
I've tried the patch, with debugging enabled - see attached file.<br>
Looks like device and filename are parsed out correctly but initrd file
reading fails with "File not found". <br>
Also, FYI, I removed the "initrd=hde3:/boot/initrd-2.6.22.img" clause
entirely from menu.lst and filo went into a loop, loading the kernel
over and over again.<br>
Finally, the spin-up delay patch given on the Build Tutorial does not
work. I believe a blank line is missing just before the /* Initialize