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amazon-image: random.trust_cpu=on to cut 10s from boot #102175

merged 1 commit into from Oct 30, 2020


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@grahamc grahamc commented Oct 30, 2020

Motivation for this change

Ubuntu and other distros already have this set via kernel config.

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  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
  • Built on platform(s)
    • NixOS
    • macOS
    • other Linux distributions
  • Tested via one or more NixOS test(s) if existing and applicable for the change (look inside nixos/tests)
  • Tested compilation of all pkgs that depend on this change using nix-shell -p nixpkgs-review --run "nixpkgs-review wip"
  • Tested execution of all binary files (usually in ./result/bin/)
  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
  • Ensured that relevant documentation is up to date
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Ubuntu and other distros already have this set via kernel config.
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@samueldr samueldr commented Oct 30, 2020


As you won't find it as command line argument if it's in use in many other distros.

The change here makes it user-selectable without having to change the kernel in use.

@grahamc grahamc merged commit 860a3a2 into NixOS:master Oct 30, 2020
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