Re: Speeding up boot time
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On 03/21/07 20:44, Michael Pobega wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 08:12:37PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
>> On 03/21/07 19:39, Michael Pobega wrote:
>>> Are there any easy tools to look through my startup programs, or will
>>> I have to sort through everything manually?
>> It's not as much as you think.
>>> And if I remove networking, how do I go about using modprobe to start
>>> up my Ethernet in case I ever want to use it/need it at another time
>>> (i.e. When there is a new Debian kernel release I have to reinstall my
>>> wireless before I can do anything)?
>> Run "ls -1 /etc/init.d" and post it here. That will tell us what
>> you can deinstall.
My first pass at things you *might* be able to remove are:
BTW, where's your MTA? I don't see exim4 or postfix.
> pobega@ackbar:~$ ls -l /etc/init.d
> total 484
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3071 2006-12-06 04:47 915resolution
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 172 2007-01-30 13:26 wireless
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1626 2006-10-04 20:03 wpa-ifupdown
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1805 2006-05-16 22:36 x11-common
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 4234 2006-05-08 00:33 xfs
> A few of these I don't even know if I need. For example, Xfs. I don't
> share fonts over a network but I don't want to break anything, so I'm
> not sure. Any help from someone with more experience would be very
You'd have to reconfigure X to get rid of xfs.
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