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SubjectRe: fastboot, diskstat
>> I'm currently at OLS and presented yesterday, which
>> also references your ancient 'fboot' program.
>So checkout initng for your tests. It's a highly parallelized init
>system which seriously speeds up boot. It also keeps the disks much
>busier during boot and might help your testing.

Sharing my impression:
The downside of parallelization within a runlevel change (to keep it general)
is that the disk can get too active, and if you're starting/stopping a memory
intensive process, you're almost stuck in swapping in and out because
everyone wants a piece of mapped physram.

Jan Engelhardt
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