Boot-time improvements

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Mon Sep 15 08:53:42 UTC 2008

2008/9/12 Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at>:
> On Fri, 2008-09-12 at 09:35 +0200, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
>> Thanks. There are some rough edges in patches themselves which should
>> be straightened out. And the feedback on using prefetch was pretty
>> much non-existing.
> What is the recommended way of enabling prefetch to test?  And can it be
> tested by people still using Hardy?  There are 5 Ubuntu laptops in the
> room right now...

There is an installation instruction at
This is still Gutsy kernel, but it should work on Hardy.

You can also install Hardy kernel which was prepared by Scott James
Remnant (available at: ).

Before and after installation please measure boot time and, if
possible create bootcharts for comparison.  Please report results to
prefetch-users at


	Krzysztof Lichota

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