[mvl-dove] UBUNTU: [Config] increase CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_SIZE to 65536

Scott James Remnant scott at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 22 17:35:22 UTC 2010


On Thu, 2010-04-22 at 08:19 +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 11:43:00AM -0700, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-04-20 at 11:29 +0800, Eric Miao wrote:
> > 
> > >      +CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_COUNT=16
> > > 
> > This will have a significant boot performance impact; since now 16 block
> > devices will have to be created and probed, instead of one.
> 
> This change was for the mvl-dove branch only, and mearly brings it into
> line with the master branch.  Is this something we should be reviewing
> across the board?
> 
Right, I was just warning that it might affect that branch - one assumes
it was =1 for a reason.

I think I'd rather just see on-demand allocation of RAM and LOOP devices
rather than fixed numbers in the kernel config ;-)

Scott
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Scott James Remnant
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