[SLOF] [PATCH] Do not include the FCode evaluator by default anymore

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Aug 31 15:44:12 AEST 2016

On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 05:00:14AM +0200, Thomas Huth wrote:
> Commit 2fed5652819ad26627a8 ("Always include evaluator, move
> framebuffer token init to fbuffer.fs") made sure that the FCode
> evaluator is always included, during each boot cycle. The basic
> idea was that we would soon be starting to support PCI cards with
> FCode drivers on them. However, this has never happened, and so
> this change was in vain. The bad thing is now that the inclusion
> of the FCode evaluator also takes a lot of precious boot time,
> e.g. when running in QEMU TCG mode, it is more than a second.

Why is it so slow?


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