Fedora 15 initrd has a long time to load

A.J. Werkman AJ.Werkman at digifarma.nl
Mon Feb 14 14:27:26 UTC 2011

Before installation actually. But you are right. It is the loading of 
the initrd.img of the installation that takes so long. And dureing that 
time you don't see anything happening on the screen. So it;s easy to 
assume that the system has frozen.



Op 14-2-2011 15:20, Chris Lumens schreef:
>> 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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