when startup delays become bugs

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Wed May 15 21:24:05 UTC 2013

On 05/15/2013 03:17 PM, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> On 05/15/2013 05:36 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>> On Tue, 14.05.13 20:43, Adam Williamson (awilliam at redhat.com) wrote:
>>>             479ms iprupdate.service
>>>             385ms iprinit.service
>> These appear to be untis that are only necessary for IBM RAID. It's
>> hugely disappointing if this is pulled into all boots. I wonder if we
>> can find a different logic for this, for example pulling it in from a
>> udev rules or so. Or by changing anaconda to install this only onb IBM
>> RAID systemd... Anyone knows what this is about?
>> Also, I don't see either of these listed in the default preset
>> file. This really shouldnt be started by default.
>>>              78ms iprdump.service
>> IBM RAID again? Jeez...
> These are from the iprutils package:
> Summary     : Utilities for the IBM Power Linux RAID adapters
> Description :
> Provides a suite of utilities to manage and configure SCSI devices
> supported by the ipr SCSI storage device driver.
> And are sysv init scripts:
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/iprdump
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/iprinit
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/iprupdate
> Which is listed a "mandatory" in the "core" group of comps.
> CCing iprutils-owner for comment.

Interestingly, I only see this installed on a few of my machines.  I haven't 
figured out the common thread yet.  I think it may be Fedora 18+, so maybe 
something changed in anaconda to no longer remove/exclude it.

Orion Poplawski
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