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Re: too many deamons by default - F7 test 2 live cd



On 19/03/07, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net> wrote:

Le Lun 19 mars 2007 13:29, Rahul Sundaram a écrit :
> Benny Amorsen wrote:
>>>>>>> "JB" == Josh Boyer <jwboyer jdub homelinux org> writes:
>>
>> JB> cpuspeed is very useful, especially in the case of a laptop which
>> JB> several people use as their desktop. Your narrow definition of a
>> JB> desktop is perhaps too limiting.
>>
>> cpuspeed really isn't optional on modern desktop machines either.
>> Rahul Sundaram may have lots of machines with fixed clockspeeds, but
>> that is no reason to not support newer stuff.
>
> There is simply no need to get personal. If hardware doesn't support it,
> it needs to be disabled by default. Disagree?

If a large proportion of hardware supports it, and launching it for the
rest is relatively harmless, it needs to be enabled by default.

But it takes a finite amount of time to start the service, even on
machines without the hardware.

Richard.


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