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Re: Boot poster challenge



On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 13:05 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 12:56 +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> > Hi.
> > 
> > Arjan van de Ven <arjanv redhat com> wrote:
> > 
> > > given the 7 second disk read time... 10 seconds is a bit unrealistic.
> > > One of the critical paths will be getting an IP address and mounting the
> > > /home dir over nfs... ethernet negotiation can easily be 10 seconds
> > > already with gige, and DHCP is depending on that to complete before it
> > > can get a lease.
> > 
> > WRT DHCP: why does FC wait in the foreground to get an IP? Is there a
> > magic switch I haven't found yet to make that a background process?
> 
> nfs mounted dirs ...

That's a pretty good argument for initscripts having dependencies,
rather than *just* a position in the list.

-- 
        Peter


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