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Re: Definition of _boot_

On Sun, 2012-04-29 at 23:48 +0200, Carsten Hey wrote:
> * Svante Signell [2012-04-29 21:51 +0200]:
> > In line with the recent discussion, lets aim at defining what _boot_ is:
> I'm rather sure that he wants to define booting as part of what
> currently is done in /etc/rcS.d.  Configuring the network or mounting
> non-essential remote file systems wouldn't be part of this definition.
> Then he would state that these early tasks do not need events at all,
> and conclude that later tasks can be handled in event based userspace
> tools, but that the initial process that invokes these event based tools
> doesn't require events and thus can stay simple.

Nice summary, thanks. This is the whole idea behind defining boot...
Some people get it, others don't.

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