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Re: Paralell startup



> longer boot times don't matter because they only boot their servers once
> a year.
..... Or wont use Fedora in favor of RHEL.

--- Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 18:10 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > I am hearing much good from the gentoo camp about paralell startup, and
> > how it brings down boot times to about 30 secounds. Is this possible to
> > do with fedora as well?
> 
> Yes, and we should do it.  However, it requires lots of changes to the
> initscripts :)
> 
> There are a number of projects that have done parallel startup on *NIX
> machines.  I believe one or two of the BSD variants use parallel startup
> and dependencies in their scripts.  Seth Nickell has some writeups on a
> new startup script architecture as well.
> 
> Nobody is making the noise necessary to do anything about anything
> though.  Somebody needs the time and energy to champion this cause.  The
> current Fedora initscripts packages are also very, very nasty and not
> well split out by function.  You'll encounter resistance too from people
> who don't care about Desktop OS stuff under Linux and who think that
> longer boot times don't matter because they only boot their servers once
> a year.
> 
> Dan
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