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Re: install/51214: Sysinst should add dhcpcd to rc.conf with -b flag.
Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2016 05:30:55 +0000
| I do not have concrete numbers (and even if I did, we could argue about
| their validity), but I feel like machines can and do complete a full
| boot in the time it takes me to load nouveau or wait on ntpdate.
Can't comment on nouveau, but if ntpdate is taking too long you probably are
not using the best NTP servers that you could (though it is always going
to take a few seconds to make sure it is measuring the delays to the servers
correctly). You also want to check whether the delay is in NTP, or in a
DNS lookup to obtain the addresses of the NTP servers - particularly if
you normally run with a local DNS server or cache - that won't be available
when ntpdate is run (the time needs to be set before the DNS starts) - it
can often be a good idea to config NTP servers by address (and write a
script to validate the addresses and run it once a day from cron.)
ps: I doubt that gnats-admin@ needs to be cc'd on these messages...
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