Boot time for different compression methods

Boot times measured on Devkit8000 with grabserial. Booted from NAND flash with U-Boot SPL Linux boot enabled.

Compression method image size (bytes) loading time (sec) uncompressing time (sec)
gzip 2845376 1.177507 0.515576
lzo 3136616 1.260592 0.145102
lzma 2133928 0.9699390 1.8525527

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Embedded firmware developer, sometimes Linux kernel developer.

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