Parallelizing bootscripts [was: Make bootscripts more POSIX compliant]

Joe Ciccone jciccone at
Tue Feb 20 09:58:45 PST 2007

Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> On the topic of parallelizing the bootscripts, what do people think
> about doing this?  DJ has added some easily-parallelizable scripts to
> the contrib/ directory in the bootscripts repo (basically, by making
> them LSB compliant, you make them easy to run in parallel).  Should we
> look into making these scripts the default, perhaps for LFS 6.4 or 7?
> (And should we actually run them in parallel or not?)
I'm all for parallelizing the boot scripts. The only thing I'm having a
hard time getting my head around is updating the screen with the status.

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