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

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Sep 15 11:25:23 UTC 2011


On 09/15/2011 11:03 AM, drago01 wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Jan F. Chadima<jchadima at redhat.com>  wrote:
>> [...]
>> . When watching the load of the virtual machine that starts with systemd it is clear to me that the total CPU consumption is significantly greater than in the case of upstart one.
>
> That's the whole point of doing things in parallel ... the CPU is
> actually being *used* hence the higher CPU consumption. When you have
> work to do you want to throw all resources at it.

Not quite. One normally wants to get a job done _reasonably_ and 
_reliable_ within the possibilities of _available resources_.

Wrt. system bootup, this means, I don't care much on whether booting 
takes 40 or 80 seconds and don't care whether booting is parallelised, 
nor do I actually care about which init system is being used.

However, resource requirements, usability and reliabilty are a concern 
to me. That said, /me feels similarly to Gnome3, systemd still has a 
long way ahead to mature.

Ralf



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