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SubjectRe: [OT] speeding boot process (was Re: [ANNOUNCE] hotplug-ng 001 release)
On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 08:32:22 +0100, Gábor Lénárt <> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 08:45:39PM -0500, Kyle Moffett wrote:
> > >last thing that gets run. There is just no reason for this. We should
> > >start X and initialize the display and get the login prompt up there
> > >ASAP, and let the system acquire the DHCP lease and start sendmail and
> > >apache and get the date from the NTP server *in the background while I
> > >am logging in*. It's not rocket science.
> >
> > Such a system needs a drastically different bootup process than
> > currently
> > exists, including the ability to specify init-script dependencies.
> > (Like
> Ok, so see Gentoo. Exactly fits your needs, it seems ;-) Dependencies are
> supported, even paralell execution of init scripts are supported by default
> design (you need to change only one setting to do this, IMHO, in
> /etc/conf.d/rc). So it is already solved if you talking about the paralell
> execution with dependency info in init scripts ...

So... why is Gentoo the only distro the uses parallel execution of
init scripts ?

Paolo <paolo dot ciarrocchi at gmail dot com>
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