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Re: Speeding up boot process



On July 24, 2003 15:40, Mark Mielke wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 08:49:16AM -0400, Simon Perreault wrote:
> > Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> > >What do you think guys if someone did the following to speed the boot
> > >time in RHL?
> > >- Boot kernel (uncompressible)
> > >- Run the init scripts S00 -> S50
> > >- Start X + XDM + UserLogin
> > >- Continue init scripts S51->S99 in background
> >
> > I think this should have been done a long time ago.
>
> Is that really so easy to do, though?
>
> X is normally managed by init, wheras the init scripts are
> managed by /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.

When rc reaches S51, it forks a children which continues the job, detaches it 
and returns. init continues its job and starts X, while rc is still starting 
daemons.

-- 
Simon Perreault <nomis80 nomis80 org>
http://nomis80.org




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