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Re: remove readahead from default package set (was Re: should readahead allow generic paths?)



Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Eric Sandeen (sandeen redhat com) said: 
>> Matthias Clasen wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2007-10-11 at 09:20 -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>>
>>>> Tossing a default list out there and hoping for the best probably won't
>>>> work, at any rate.
>>> So are we going to get your fixed lists into F8 ?
>>>
>> Well, part of the problem is that "my" fixed lists may not be everyone's
>> fixed lists - I generated a custom list from *my* boot sequence.  Coming
>> up with a good default list that actually speeds *everyone's* boot time
>> is another issue.  If we think it's worth the 4 second or so boottime
>> reduction, maybe some way to automatically generate the custom lists
>> during firstboot might be an option.  But then, they will rot over time...
> 
> Given that, is there any reason to ship it on by default at this point?
> 
> Bill

It'd be nice to get a few more datapoints, but I have yet to hear anyone
say that the default lists help them boot faster.

-Eric


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