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Re: Boot poster challenge



On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 08:22:27PM +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> Ziga Mahkovec <ziga mahkovec klika si> wrote:
> 
> > Without rhgb and readahead:
> > http://www.klika.si/ziga/bootchart/bootchart-norhgbreadahead.png
> > (boot time: 0:51 -- so these guys obviously don't play well together)
> 
> This shows what I have "felt" while watching my machine crawl though the
> boot process: as soon as the syslog daemon comes up, everything gets a
> lot slower.

Well, syslogd syncs on every message written, and the boot process spews
a lot of information.

The first thing I did when installing to my laptop was to disable the sync
(slow harddisk).

Perhaps the default could be changed to do syncs only a few minutes
after starting up?

Regards,
Luciano Rocha


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