John Nilsson john at
Mon Nov 14 09:59:52 CST 2005

On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 11:31 +0100, Ivan Krstic wrote:
> Till Varoquaux wrote:
> > And, also, lowering the time-out for network discovery and switching
> > over to init-ng could be retty nice.
> People really ought to stop crying "init-ng!" when talking about faster
> boot times. init-ng is a rather immature hack.
> A parallel init should be done correctly, such as Sun's SMF:
> A Linux SMF implementation is an awesome project for a few competent
> hackers to pick up. Anyone?

Make sure to check out before starting to hack
together a new init system though. has some
good documentation about how it is supposed to work.

I get the impression that this smf has some djb inspired design


More information about the ubuntu-devel mailing list