Glen Gray said:
> c) Init scripts seem to take a long time and here is where I am stuck.
> The only thing I could think of would be to some how paralleliz the
> scripts but a google search on such things only gave me stuff about
> beowulf pvm or The Hurd. Theoretically this could be done. But I'd like
> to see if it's been done safely before.
your best bet would be to take the init scripts -- and throw them away. ;)
If you're doing a special-purpose distro, and don't care about the
niceties of portable and easily configurable "this daemon runs after that
one" settings, then replace the entire /etc/rc* directory set and scripts,
with something like this:
mount -o remount,rw /whatever /disks /youve /got
It'll take some tweaking of course, but that should run a bit faster than
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