Boot-time improvements

Przemysław Kulczycki przemekkulczycki at
Wed Sep 10 15:40:56 UTC 2008

Timo Jyrinki pisze:
> No, really, I think there is room for at least 5x improvement in disk
> seeks. The disk usage is currently terrible, and it is what is is
> because of the wish not to do "too much" optimization work so that
> there is no risk of breaking any complex setup of programs. The
> optimization of disk reads should be possible to do, but it would
> require a large amount of careful planning and testing and modifying
> different software, working together with the upstream. And some
> things like reordering/copying needed files on the disk to eg. a big
> sequential file just seems too ugly from technical point of view to
> some people, even though there are simply no alternatives to bringing
> the same kind of benefits.

Maybe we could achieve it using Prefetch?
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