Re: [patch 1/3] fastboot: Create a "asynchronous" initlevel

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Sat Jul 19 2008 - 11:24:42 EST

On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 22:20 -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> btw it's also about learning to crawl before learning to walk, before
> learning to run. THis stuff is tricky and there are many hidden
> problems; I rather start SIMPLE and understandably right, I don't want
> to go "full parallel" now (or maybe ever, no idea, we need to learn
> from this step first). Btw: I suspect the biggest gain comes from the
> first step or two.. after that you soon get diminishing returns...

Ok .. I'm not trying to rush you .. With that said, the increased number
of threads seems like a natural direction to take.. I would assume the
returns would diminish depending on the number of threads per the
hardware.. For instance , your addition of one thread might even harm
the boot time on some single core embedded systems ..


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