[LinuxBIOS] Crazy idea? LinuxBios+Suspend 2
talbotx at comcast.net
Wed Dec 13 08:34:39 CET 2006
Ouch... well that just shot me down in flames. But, VERY good point.
Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Adam Talbot <talbotx at comcast.net> [061211 23:39]:
>> My current system takes about 3 seconds for Linuxbios, then 2 more for
>> kernel, to the suspend2 code, then 7~12sec depending on how much
>> compression I am using on the suspend2 image.
> Just a thought, the firmware level IDE driver is usually not using DMA
> or any advanced reading methods, and as such a lot slower than the
> according Linux driver. You might have a hard time keeping the 2s the
> kernel needs.
>> So a total boot time of about 15 seconds. Up and playing music, with
>> full X. A normal boot is 33 sec, to get to a full X + music playing.
>> I want sub 10.
> Your calculation goes with 3+2+10s - Instead of tuning the 3s or 2s, you
> might instead start improving on the biggest piece of the cake: the 10s.
> I would assume the 2s kernel do some initialization that are expected to
> happen for the suspend code to work. So even if you manage to win 2s
> by not booting a kernel, you might have quite some other things to
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