when startup delays become bugs

Chris Adams linux at cmadams.net
Wed May 15 13:53:44 UTC 2013

Once upon a time, Lennart Poettering <mzerqung at 0pointer.de> said:
> >            112ms iscsi.service
> This really sounds like something that should be socket actviated on
> demand rather than run by default.

This is attaching to configured iSCSI devices (which at a minimum
requires parsing configuration files to see if there are any devices
configured), not running a listening daemon.

> >             97ms sshd.service
> Dito. THis is something to start by default only on hosts where a ton of
> people log in all the time.

SSH host key generation needs to be done in advance (don't want a
connecting socket to wait for that).  Maybe that could be done with a
separate firstboot-like service that gets disabled once run?

Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net>

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