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Re: shutdown on BSD and Linux

From: Geert Hendrickx <ghen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 20:38:27 +0200

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.


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