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Re: Making SysV boot scripts reboot faster

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 04:41:35AM -0400, Peter Cordes wrote:
>  I always find it dumb that rebooting a GNU system involves doing so much
> stuff, when the machine is going to be rebooted anyway.  e.g. why
> deconfigure the network interfaces?  It's not even getting saved, it's just
> volatile system state that will be destroyed by the reset.

It occurs to me that server applications do need to unmount the network 
interfaces properly, because maybe the other machines having a 
conversation with them need to react gracefully, if its in a pod or 

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