when startup delays become bugs

David Lehman dlehman at redhat.com
Fri May 17 15:18:59 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-05-17 at 09:07 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi,
> On 05/17/2013 01:31 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Thu, 16.05.13 16:17, Bill Nottingham (notting at redhat.com) wrote:
> >
> >> Lennart Poettering (mzerqung at 0pointer.de) said:
> >>>> RequiredBy=
> >>>> WantedBy=dmraid-activation.service
> >>>>
> >>>> I'm not using dmraid, or md raid, or any kind of raid at the moment. I also have this entry, previously explained in this thread as probably not being needed unless dmraid is being used, so is the likely offender for udev-settle.
> >>>>
> >>>>            2.823s dmraid-activation.service
> >>>
> >>> Given that this is really only needed for exotic stuff I do wonder why
> >>> we need to install this by default even.
> >>
> >> We *could* drop all the assorted local storage tools from @standard and just leave
> >> them to be installed by anaconda if they're being used to create such
> >> storage. They'd have to remain on the live image, though, and so this would
> >> not help installs done from the live images.
> >
> > Does anaconda have infrastructure for this?
> Yes, it already drags in for example iscsi-initiator-utils automatically when
> iscsi disks are used during install. IIRC doing the same for dmraid should
> not be hard.

This has been in place since somewhere around F11 or F12. You just can't
tell since dmraid is in base. There is still the anaconda-tools group,
which I forget the purpose of (live media?).

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