DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-09
Re: shutdown on BSD and Linux
On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 07:35:24PM +0200, Erik Wikström wrote:
> On 2006-09-07 18:46, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> >PS: By the way, recently someone suggested in a FreeBSD
> >mailing list that start scripts could be run in parallel
> >if they don't depend on each other (which rcorder(8) can
> >easily find out). It would probably speed up booting.
> >However, I don't know if anyone is actually working on
> >implementing that.
> I seem to recall that it was suggested for inclusion in DFly too but the
> consensus of the developers were that boot-time is not important enough
> to use a potentially "dangerous" method. Not that anyone thought it to
> be especially dangerous but nor was it worth the effort. The reasoning
> was that DFly would most likely be used on servers which are normally
> not booted that often, however as I run it on my laptop I wouldn't mind
> a faster boot :-)
Obviously it could(should?) be made optional.