Schedule for Monday's FESCo Meeting (2012-06-18)

Michal Hlavinka mhlavink at
Mon Jun 18 13:34:36 UTC 2012

On 06/18/2012 01:09 AM, drago01 wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 12:24 AM, Benny Amorsen<benny+usenet at>  wrote:
>> Richard Hughes<hughsient at>  writes:
>>> It takes me 4 seconds to POST, boot the kernel, get into
>>> system-update.service, and then reboot. Using a new rpm version,
>>> applying several dozen test updates takes another 20 seconds.
>> Your hardware is too cheap. BIOS boot time is proportional to price when
>> the hardware was introduced.
>> More generally, the fact that your hardware happens to boot fast does
>> not mean that extra reboots are not a problem.
> If boot time is your concern we can make it (after BIOS) way faster by
> simply not enable lots of stuff that sits there
> unused after boot.

Another concern is that this type of update is not always completely 
automatic - some users have different default options in grub like 
windows or different linux distro.

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