[Mageia-dev] Debugging boot times

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Nov 10 13:06:22 CET 2011

'Twas brillig, and Frank Griffin at 10/11/11 11:43 did gyre and gimble:
> On 11/10/2011 05:10 AM, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> 'Twas brillig, and Olivier Blin at 09/11/11 17:32 did gyre and gimble:
>>> The network-up service is normally not required for dm launch.
>>> It is only needed with network login, which enables the network-auth
>>> service (this one if blocking dm launch if enabled).
>> Yup, this is on my tweak list :)
> If the network isn't up when the dm launches, and you get your hostname
> via DHCP, then $HOSTNAME is wrong on the desktop, no ?

Perhaps but IMO a HOSTNAME env var is a generally dumb idea anyway (I'm
sure some would disagree, but really is $HOSTNAME really much different
from HOSTNAME=`hostname`?)



Colin Guthrie

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