Re: Parallellizing the boot in Debian Squeeze - ready for wider testing
> as one of the testers just a short reply: on several desktops and
> some basic servers insserv in conjunction with
> "CONCURRENCY=makefile" works well. I didn't have an unbootable
> system so far.
Thank you. Note that I do not expect an unbootable system. The worst
I expect are some services failing to start at boot, for example
because they are unable to connect to some other service or because a
file/socket/something isn't available at the right time during boot.
To fail completely to boot, the common packages would have to have
serious problems, and I am very confident that this is not the case.
> As far as speed goes: I didn't measure the speed but it feels
> faster. ;)
Good to hear. :)
If the consensus is that we should switch the default to
CONCURRENCY=makefile, I guess it might still be time to do it. :)
After all, any bugs detected would be easy to work around, by editing
the dependency information in the files in /etc/init.d/. Any sysadmin
finding a problem could fix it locally while waiting for the fix to