Boot times,services and packages
macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 19:25:03 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 20:22 +0100, Markus Hitter wrote:
> Am 27.10.2008 um 20:11 schrieb Mackenzie Morgan:
> > On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 20:09 +0100, Markus Hitter wrote:
> >> Am 27.10.2008 um 18:13 schrieb Mackenzie Morgan:
> >>> On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 16:55 +0530, shirish wrote:
> >>>> Hi all,
> >>>> There are three services which on my system which just take
> >>>> cycles other than doing anything. (or so I believe)
> >>>> a. nvidia-kernel (no nvidia card so useless)
> >>>> b. bluetooth (no support for bluetooth in the motherboard, so
> >>>> useless again)
> >>>> c. laptop-mode ( this is a desktop, although do have a UPS)
> >>> I've asked about Bluetooth on a non-bluetooth mobo before, and it
> >>> was
> >>> pointed out that since you can have a Bluetooth USB dongle, getting
> >>> rid
> >>> of the computer's ability to notice that you plugged one in might
> >>> not be
> >>> a good thing.
> >> As I can plug in such a dongle at any time, where's the urgent need
> >> to search for one at boot time?
> >> The solution in the bluetooth arena would probably to initialize the
> >> mechanism, but to move the search for an actual device to the
> >> background.
> > Isn't that what it does? It just starts up the service that watches
> > for
> > a dongle.
> What's the OP complaining about, then? I must admit, I didn't do my
> own benchmarks.
The presence of the services at all on a desktop machine that lacks the
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