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Re: Faster boot by running init.d scripts in parallel

On Fri, 11 Sep 2009, Olivier Bonvalet wrote:
> But combined with "readahead", there is no I/O bound during init.
> Most of needed files are preload.

Any initscripts that deal with devices will still be I/O bound.  And the
current scheduler doesn't help (see current threads in LKML).  You should
start no less than two processes per CPU, probably more, if you want the
minimum boot time.

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  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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