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Re: faster boot

On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 05:08:11AM +0200, Thomas Hood wrote:

> System V initscripts must not return until the services they start are
> ready to use.  Otherwise running initscript Y after initscript X from
> /etc/rc?.d/ doesn't guarantee that Y can make use of X.  Providing such
> guarantees is the whole point of the system.  (Or have I somehow missed
> your point?)

That's a nice idea, but in practice, few daemons actually do this.  There
was a thread about this somewhere, in a bug report against BIND I think.

 - mdz

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