[Mageia-dev] Proposal: Deprecate draknetcenter+network init scripts after systemd becomes default.

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Tue Aug 23 15:37:49 CEST 2011

Thierry Vignaud skrev 23.8.2011 16:28:
> On 23 August 2011 13:16, Guillaume Rousse<guillomovitch at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> The things that these individual tools implement are a few relatively
>>> simply commands to the kernel and it doesn't make sense to do all this
>>> in shell. It makes much more sense to do all these jobs in efficient
>>> code that runs *quickly* without forking hundreds of times. The code is
>>> still perfectly visible and easily hackable, but now things are much
>>> more robust and efficient.
>> Booting faster makes sense on desktops, not on servers. My general
>> impression in this new trend (systemd, networkmanager, etc...) is the need
>> to compete with proprietary system (macos, windows) on end-user segment, at
>> the cost of genericity and simplicity.
> Indeed.
> What's more gaining 20s on a server when the IBM uefi/firmware take *minutes* to
> setup the machine is worthless.


I remember a SGI guy on LKML a while back complaining that it took
~2 hours to boot one of their _big_ servers (4096 cpus, a few TB RAM).

After a patch that fixed the "bug", it brought the boot time down to 30 
minutes and he was happy again :)


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