Subject: Re: Booting NetBSD Faster
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/29/2003 13:36:16
On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 02:21:05AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
| >From /.:
| ``IBM's DeveloperWorks explains how to decrease boot times for your
| Linux box. The concept is to load system services in parallel when
| I wonder how we could do the same in NetBSD.
| Maybe let rcorder start the services (on demand?), instead of just
| printing some order? Adding an option to make it print services that can
| be printed in parallel on one line ("s1\n s21 s22 s23\n s3") which won't
| harm when used in ``s, and another switch to actually start things
| (possibly in parallel)?
This seems like a reasonable idea, and wouldn't take much effort
within /etc/rc to implement.
The hardest bit would be hacking rcorder to support such a flag. :-)