[fedora-india] Re: [Ambassadors] a fedora feature criticized

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Feb 7 09:08:49 UTC 2009

gopal das wrote:
> Hi,
> After seeing all the features of Fedora11 Alpha, everything appeared 
> really impressive and nice except the one feature which may not bring a 
> good future.
> */Feature/ "*20 second startup": Perhaps nobody will unhappy if a system 
> starts up within 1 minuet when various services and scripts has been 
> started correctly, attached new hardware detection is ok, other crucial 
> job such as successfully scanning the whole file systems with huge data 
> on it, successfully starts virtualization platform etc. But Surely 
> everybody will annoyed when a system starts up within 20 second where 
> without one of the said crucial jobs. In this regard myself and some of 
> my close friends have experienced a start up problem (within 7 days I 
> will confirm this is a bug or not) during testing the Fedora 10 final on 
> both i386 and 64 platform. So I am eagerly want to ask that whether a 
> server operating system really needs to up within 20 second?

A system should start as fast as possible and yes, that includes a 
server. If you have been administrating server systems, you don't really 
want to waste time waiting for it to boot instead of doing something 
useful. Besides, Fedora is used more on the desktops and laptops 
compared to servers.


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