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Re: IDEA: Shortening boot-time



On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 03:16:50PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> The last time this was tried, the total speedup was on the order of
> 10% or so. Perhaps it's changed, but it wasn't a extreme speedup.

Yeah, I remember that. But hey, I'll take 10%. And it's probably somewhat
more on SMP and hyperthreading system.

And really, speedup and parallelization is only an incidental benefit --
it'd be nice for services to know what they need before they start, rather
than depending on magic number ordering.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>



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