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Re: fedora 8 boot up time

Tim wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 20:45 +0000, Jose Celestino wrote:
>> Remove more services?
> This touches one something I was thinking about earlier:  Granted that
> it's quicker not to start things you don't need.  Is it even quicker if
> you completely remove some services, so the system doesn't even have to
> both sorting through the list to find the ones it will start, and their
> starting/stopping order?
This is not really a factor. The way it works is that the services
that need to be started/stopped are controlled by symlinks in the
run level directory pointing to the scripts in /etc/rc.d/init.d (or
/etc/init.d, but this is usually a symlink to /etc/rc.d/init.d.) and
the first letter of the symlink determines it a start of stop sction
is needed. So the "list" should be the same weather the service is
installed or not, as long as it isn't set to be turned on.


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