Re: A thought about killing two bird with one stone
Scripsit Thomas Bushnell BSG <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> David Goodenough <email@example.com> writes:
>> In various discussions recently it has been suggested that it would be
>> a good idea (TM) to make the init.d scripts run in parallel. This involves
>> using some tags from the new LSB and generally making explicit some
>> run-time dependencies that have had to be hacked to assumed in the
> How does this help boot faster?
For example, in some situations, a normal boot will spend seconds
waiting for network peers to answer or time out. (Say, some DHCP
servers' ideas of prompt service leave something to be desired).
It would be a plus if something useful could run while the
networking script is waiting for replies.
Henning Makholm "Al lykken er i ét ord: Overvægtig!"