Speeding up boot

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Feb 6 20:41:00 GMT 2006

On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 04:01:13PM +0000, Joao Inacio wrote:
> yes, i am completely over the line with some of the scripts, starting
> with udev...
> but what about others like hwclock, readahead, networking, and even dbus/gdm?
> also, can't this dependency problem be fixed by checking if the script
> is still running and wait for it?

readahead already runs in the background, as do the time-consuming parts of
network activation.  hwclock must be serialized so that the clock is correct
when later scripts run.

 - mdz

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