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

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Aug 23 15:42:21 CEST 2011

'Twas brillig, and Thomas Backlund at 23/08/11 14:37 did gyre and gimble:
> 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.
> Heh,
> 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 :)

Wowsers. I bet systemd could get that down to like 29 minutes and 30
seconds :p



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