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

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Sat Jul 19 2008 - 12:08:20 EST

On Sat, 2008-07-19 at 08:35 -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> > 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 ..
> well it still improves the cases where msleep() happens... even on
> single core. (fwiw the test machine I reported numbers from is single
> core, albeit with hyperthreading)

How did you measure the boot time? I didn't notice any infrastructure
for that in the patches..


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