Re: Switching the default startup method
Martin Wuertele wrote:
> Hi Steve!
> * Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009-08-24 10:03]:
>> The main thing I know about file-rc is that it's a corner case that further
>> breaks upgrade handling when packages need to renumber their symlinks in
>> /etc/rc?.d. I know "embedded" is often used as a catch-all to describe all
>> kinds of crackful ideas, but I'm at a loss to see how this makes file-rc
>> in particular appealing to anyone.
> It's easy to maintain, it doesn't require a bunch of symlinks like
> sysv-rc nor does it require the magic of insserv, it is easy to change
> the order in which services are started without time-consuming resolving
> dependencies (eg linksys WRT54GS v1.1, asus wl500g boot pretty fast with
There is no reason to use insserv on embedded systems, though if you do,
you could create the image somewhere else on a fast machine and don't
have the draw backs of time-consuming resolving dependencies AFAICS?