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Just some interesting info regarding usb boot times with PLoP Boot Manager

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qiet72:
Hi,

Tried PLoP on some more old hardware:

Test settings
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Test file: bzImage from "PLoP Linux"
Test filesize: 4798432 bytes
USB key boot manager: syslinux 3.72
PLoP testqiet72-3 Version: 2009-09-01

Name: IBM ThinkPad 600X
USB hardware: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (8086:7112) UHCI controller
Results:
Linux copy from usb to tmpfs filesystem via mc: 5.3 sec
PLoP testqiet72-3 speed: 24.4 sec

Name: IBM ThinkPad T23
USB hardware: Intel Corporation 82801CA/CAM USB (8086:2482) UHCI controller
Results:
Linux copy from usb to tmpfs filesystem via mc: 4.8 sec
Boot USB via BIOS speed: 78 sec
PLoP testqiet72-3 speed: 24.4 sec

Regards,
qiet72

Elmar:
cool, thanks

24.4 seconds. its not the fastest and not the slowest, but its constant :)

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