what if native systemd service is slower than old sysvinit script?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed Sep 14 14:22:38 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 01:03:04AM +0200, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
> Hi
> 2011/9/13 Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com>:
> > (This isn't new with 9.1, btw --- the last version or so of 9.0
> > for F16 was the same, since we switched over to native systemd
> > files.)
> I used this service file on F15 and it starts slower
>   4214ms postgresql.service
> if we compare with an old SysVinit script
>   2469ms postgresql.service
> So I wonder if it makes sense to convert in such case?
> (I know that it is not about boot speed, it can start slower if needed.)

Is systemd boot actually any faster?  There seems to be no
noticable difference in boot times for me over whatever we
were using in F14.  ie. both methods still takes ages, far
longer than should be necessary.


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