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Re: Initscripts - another idea worth a look



On Jan 5 Matt Wilson wrote:

>On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 04:38:15AM +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
>> I've not actually tried either of these, but see
>> http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/rgooch/linux/boot-scripts/
>> www.fastboot.org
>> 
>> There's been some discussion on redhat-devel; I'd hate for RH to miss
>> it. We'd all like our machines to boot faster.
>
>We looked at fastboot.org's serel and found that it did not have
>enough speed increase to outweigh the added complexity.

Some other distributions do it even worse, though! I remember once waiting
over an hour to boot one of our servers into single-user mode because it
insisted on fsck-ing and quotachecking 300GB of local volumes before
giving you a shell prompt :(





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