Run DHCP in background?

Karl Hegbloom hegbloom at
Fri Dec 17 05:54:20 CST 2004

On Fri, 2004-12-17 at 08:56 +0100, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> The problem with asynchronous hardware detection is that you can no
> longer guarantee hardware is available at any particular point in the
> boot process.
> e.g. the mouse driver being loaded before X starts.

This is why we need a dependency-based boot process.  It could work
something like a Makefile or the d-i menu sorting system.

How to manage output?  Perhaps each thing should be assigned a section
of screen to print it's output in?  :-)

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