cvs commit: src/release Makefile

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Wed Feb 1 14:32:01 PST 2006

Sergey Babkin <babkin at> writes:
> A 30MB image gets loaded from CD in no time, but loading it from an
> USB flash drive took almost forever, easily half an hour or
> so. Maybe the BIOSes became more clever since then.

It should not take more than ~30 seconds, even with USB 1.x.  If it
takes half an hour, I suspect GRUB is doing something stupid like
reading it one sector at a time (requiring a switch to x86 mode for
every 512 bytes read)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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