Fedora 15 initrd has a long time to load

Chris Lumens clumens at redhat.com
Mon Feb 14 14:20:15 UTC 2011

> For grub to load the f15 TC1 initrd I clocked a time of 87 seconds.
> First time I encountered this I thought my computer hang, so I
> rebooted.
> Is this normal behaviour? If so I suggest looking into this to see
> if it is possible to minimize load time.

Are you talking about during installation?  If so, that's normal.  Note
that there is no longer an install.img so it's all in the initrd and
therefore it's much larger than it was in F14.

We are working on making it smaller, but don't expect any miracles.

- Chris

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