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    Disable module decompression by default · 7e0f37b8
    nl6720 authored
    Now that all compressed files get moved to the early uncompressed CPIO,
    there is no need to recompress kernel modules and their firmware with a
    weaker compression. I.e. Arch's kernel modules and firmware are
    compressed with zstd at level `19`, while mkinitcpio defaults to zstd's
    default level `3`.
    Having the kernel decompress modules and firmware upon loading them,
    instead of decompressing a larger initramfs image, also apparently
    improves boot speed on some slower CPUs.
    Co-authored-by: default avatarEva Kurchatova <>
    Co-authored-by: default avatarMarkus Weippert <>