Boot-time improvements

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Fri Sep 12 13:32:30 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-09-12 at 11:47 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> On Do, 2008-09-11 at 22:44 +0300, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> > Here's my 1:28 bootchart:
> > 
> > There are at most 4 seconds of idle waiting.
> > 
> > Hey, I see zope2.9 taking quite a bit of the time (20 seconds).  I no
> > longer need that.  sudo apt-get remove to the rescue!
> > 
> > And here's my 1:09 bootchart:
> > It also has zope2.9, but I don't see offhand why it is 20 seconds
> > shorter than the first one.  What is that 'exe' process near the start?
> thats usually the execution bit of the bar above ... in your first
> bootchart modprobe seems to do some horrible things ... also, do you
> actually have any hardware that uses restricted drivers ? 
> dropping lrm should gain you some extra time as well if you dont ...

Now you mention it, removing l-r-m is one of the first things I do.
Second is disable bluetooth.  I don't think the bluetooth service should
be enabled unless bluetooth hardware is detected.  Perhaps these need to
be made smarter.  If the hardware's not there, don't bother adding it.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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