Can we make readahead more robust to package updates?
jreiser at BitWagon.com
Tue Nov 14 03:43:31 UTC 2006
> Of course, that then makes shutdown take twice as long.
In most cases (no changes to the files since last shutdown), then
a 'make' can shorten the latency to just a 'stat()' of each file.
The whole computation can run in parallel with all other
activities during shutdown, until just before the unmounts.
> What do you do if you have a box where readahead makes boot slower?
Delete enough items from the list of filenames to be processed.
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