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Re: IDEA: Shortening boot-time



On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 17:35 -0700, Denis Leroy wrote:
> Speaking of laptops, are there any projects that focus on laptop
> profiles ? The way i do it is to extend the existing network profile
> tool with scripting hacks in rc.sysinit to change my xorg.conf, hwconf,
> .gconf, .gnome and al... But the gnome network profiler is confusing
> and i wonder if there are other solutions out there...

If you're talking about network profiles and network management.  Check
out Dan Williams' work on the Network Manager, it's not finished yet
(and might not build right now), but is making excellent progress.

http://cvs.gnome.org/viewcvs/NetworkManager/

~ Bryan

> -dl
> http://www.poolshark.org/
> 
> --- Ben Steeves <ben steeves gmail com> wrote:
> > What's the point of optimizing boot time?  Unlike a Windows box, a
> > Linux box doesn't spend an appreciable amount of its overall on-time
> > booting, because once it's booted, you generally don't need to reboot
> > except for kernel patches.
> > 
> > -- 
> > Ben Steeves
> 
> 
-- 
Bryan Clark <bclark redhat com>
Red Hat Desktop Design Ninja



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