when startup delays become bugs

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Wed May 15 10:49:35 UTC 2013

On Tue, 14.05.13 17:58, Chris Murphy (lists at colorremedies.com) wrote:

> Static hostname: f19q.localdomain
> Takes 1.5 minutes before I can ssh into the VM, but the
> sendmail.service is now about 2 seconds instead of a minute.

Is this a non-debug kernel?

> [root at f19q ~]# systemd-analyze blame
>          51.688s firewalld.service
>          50.696s restorecond.service
>          16.989s avahi-daemon.service
>          16.023s systemd-logind.service
>          11.908s NetworkManager-wait-online.service

With the recommendations from


NM-w-o.s would become a service that is only pulled in when actually
needed. It would be good to get this included in F19, as it is
completely bogus to delay the boot for everybody just because a few
people happen to have static NFS mounts listed in fstab.

BTW, "systemd-analyze critical-chain" (possibly with --fuzz=500ms) is a
new tool in F19, which allows a bit more 


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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