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Re: some changes for (slightly) faster boot



On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 12:05:00PM -0500, Owen Taylor wrote:
> But you can't possibly believe that this is the right behavior??? To
> have to manually interact with the startup every time to keep it from
> deleting useful information?

Its definitely not right, it needs to keep the stuff.

> If there is information that needs to be kept around per-device, then it
> should be stored keyed to the device even when the device isn't there.

Agreed. That would clean up a lot of the mess I see.

> (WEP key isn't one of those... that's per-network not per network-device
> and shouldn't
> be in the device configuration at all; I think NetworkManager handles it
> correctly.)

Except when it isn't. Think about wireless in docking stations, wireless USB
ports in hotels ..


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