[arch-general] Multi-threaded mkinitpcio

Pascal patatetom at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 06:17:53 UTC 2020


change the COMPRESSION variable to lz4 ou lzop in your /etc/mkinitcpio.conf
: it will considerably reduce the compression time.

grep COMP /etc/mkinitcpio.conf

see here
for quick  benchmarks...

regards, lacsaP.

Le ven. 3 avr. 2020 à 08:08, Ralf Mardorf via arch-general <
arch-general at archlinux.org> a écrit :

> On Fri, 3 Apr 2020 04:36:37 +0200, mpan wrote:
> >Half of the time mkinitcpio was waiting for disk I/O.
> Even while it's unlikely that only mkinitcpio suffers from a damaged
> HDD and even while smartctl not necessarily does show issues of a
> already damaged aged HDD, I would run smartctl and take a look, if it
> shows something fishy.

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