[arch-dev-public] introducing kernel26-lts

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 18:32:11 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Aaron Griffin<aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Thomas Bächler<thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Andreas Radke schrieb:
>>> I can boot my ext4 / filesystem with a clean dmesg :)
>>> I don't care if I will maintain it in core or extra with additional
>>> signoff. Maybe our ISO makers should say if they have enough space for
>>> this kernel for both arches in core or if they would like to put it
>>> manually as bonus to the disc and how the selection will work
>>> (remember the scsi/ide years?).
>>> To me core would be the more logical place stating it's of the same
>>> quality and importance.
>> This may mean the end of the multi-arch images unless we can compress the
>> squashfs better.
> We can. squashfs-lzma is a significant improvement, but it can't be
> built out of tree, I don't think (last I checked was a while ago, this
> may have changed)


method 	block size 	Slax data size 	percent
uncompressed 	- 	668 MB 	100%
mksquashfs+gzip 	64KB 	227 MB 	34%
mksquashfs+gzip 	1024KB 	222 MB 	33%
mksquashfs+lzma 	64KB 	191 MB 	28%
mksquashfs+lzma 	128KB 	184 MB 	27%
mksquashfs+lzma 	512KB 	172 MB 	26%
mksquashfs+lzma 	1024KB 	167 MB 	25%

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