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

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 11:01:44 UTC 2011


On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 12:45 PM, Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com> wrote:
> On 09/15/2011 02:07 AM, drago01 wrote:
>
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 7:25 AM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> wrote:
>
> On 09/14/2011 06:23 PM, drago01 wrote:
>
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM, Ralf Corsepius<rc040203 at freenet.de>  wrote:
>
> <snip>
>
> Anyway, some more figures: On the same machine, bootup times when
> booting from a (slow) external (IDE) USB2 HD:
> - Fedora 15/i386: ca. 135 secs.
> - Ubuntu 11.04/i386: ca. 70 secs.
>
> [Here bootup time: Wirst watch measured time from "grub prompt" to
> "login screen"]
>
> It shows the effect of slow disks (60secs w/ internal HD vs. 2.15
> minutes w/ USB HD), but raises questions on why Ubuntu appears to be so
> much faster in this configuration.
>
> Do they both start the same services? Unless you "tweaked" your fedora
> installation where we start a bunch of stuff that pretty much nobody
> would use in a typical desktop system that is to be expected.
>
> Is there a reason Fedora "starts a bunch of stuff that pretty much nobody
> would use in a typical desktop system" ?

Well one of the reasons is "every time someone tries to remove a
service ends up in a flamefest with no outcome" ;)
(ex. search the list archives for MTA, which is the most prominent one).


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