Interesting article on boot ordering
notting at redhat.com
Fri Sep 19 20:14:16 UTC 2003
Chip Turner (cturner at redhat.com) said:
> > It's not that it's not really needed, it's that when it was tried it
> > didn't really help that much.
> > For example, we just in the past day or two got rid of 41 shell invocations
> > on boot just by changing how grep was built. Always look for the big wins
> > first. :)
> Any numbers on how much faster it (and any other optimizations) have
> made booting?
The grep change? I'm not sure, but it certainly can't make it slower.
I can run some tests at some point later.
> Any other approaches being tried to speed up booting?
There are suggestions made on bug #99540. There hasn't been much
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