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

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 14:31:02 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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.

My laptop (using a Samsung ssd) booted up in 14-16 seconds on F14. Now
(F15) it boots up in 7-8 seconds. Which is a rather huge boost. (Not
using lvm or any fancy stuff).

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