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Re: Fedora 10 - Boot Analysis



On Sat, 2008-12-20 at 17:58 -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Callum Lerwick wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 16:58 +0100, Harald Hoyer wrote:
> >> Eric Sandeen wrote:
> >>>> Turning off bootchart: 30s
> >>>>
> >>>> So all in all we have nearly accomplished the 30 Second Startup Feature 
> >>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/30SecondStartup.
> >>> Well, no; not if this requires data=writeback.  We can't ship that way,
> >>> it's a potential security hole.  You don't want someone's maildir
> >>> suddenly containing pieces of /etc/shadow or whatnot.  The old data that
> >>> may be exposed by data=writeback may not belong to that user.
> >>>
> >>> -Eric
> >>>
> >> So, we switch to xfs as the default FS? :-)
> > 
> > Not until someone writes an XFS filesystem shrinker.
> 
> Just out of curiosity, do you really do offline root ext3 filesystem
> shrinks that often?

Often? It's not a question of frequency. It's a question of... ever.

Anyway yes, most recently when caving in and installing Windows XP
dual-boot on previously Fedora only machines. Three of them, to be
exact.

Ableton Live, Team Fortress 2, and Spore just aren't usable in Wine, or
a VM.

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