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Re: Parallellizing the boot in Debian Squeeze - ready for wider testing

On Fri, 7 May 2010 19:27:54 +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli
<zack@debian.org> wrote:
>On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 06:15:24PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
>> On Fri, 7 May 2010 09:26:18 +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> wrote:
>> >The init.d world has changed quite a bit in recent years and might
>> >change even more in the next, it is possible that for Squeeze+1 we'll
>> >want to be elsewhere than at CONCURRENCY=makefile.
>> If we want to be elsewhere for squeeze+1, why do we need to do a
>> critical migration twice?
>(Beside the nitpick on "we want" vs "we possibly want") I'd argue that
>it's because we want a faster boot from our users ASAP.

So it is the classical desktop vs. server situation. For my Debian
servers, that get booted at most once a month, I don't give a damn
about a faster boot.

I _do_ care, however, about not having migrations in the boot process
which has the potential of breaking a system reboot, possibly making
it necessary to obtain a means to access the console in case of

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