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Re: Fedora 10 - Boot Analysis



Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 17:59 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> Jeremy Katz wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 16:30 -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
>>>> Once upon a time, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> said:
>>>>> On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 16:41 -0500, Seth Vidal wrote:
>>>>>> so a good reason to power off is simply to save power
>>>>> Or to reboot for one of our frequent updates that require it.  kernel,
>>>>> dbus, etc...
>>>> Why does anything other than a kernel update require a reboot?
>>> The system bus cannot be restarted.  Similarly, any apps you have
>>> running will be using old libraries so things like glibc you really want
>>> to reboot for.  
>> Back in the days, sshd had a trigger to restart itself on glibc update.  init
>> had a similar thing too I guess...
> 
> Yes, but that's not everything on your system.  Should we add triggers
> for everything you can possibly run?  :)

No, only for services that know how to restart without losing state.

behdad

> Jeremy


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