Parallelizing bootscripts [was: Make bootscripts more POSIX compliant]

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 10:38:46 PST 2007


On 2/20/07, Joe Ciccone <jciccone at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

+1 here, too, so long as they can be proved reliable, etc. I haven't
gotten around to playing with DJ's scripts, but I will soon.

--
Dan



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