[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#539261: sysvinit: Programs which start at the same time should be run in parallel

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Thu Jul 30 08:46:11 UTC 2009

reassign 539261 sysv-rc
retitle 539261 sysv-rc: Concurrent/parallel booting should be documented and decleared stable

[Nigel Horne]
> If two or more programs are due to be started in the same order, why
> not run them at the time to speed up booting especially on
> multi-cored CPUs.

This is actually implemented, but considered an experimental feature
and thus not yet documented.  The CONCURRENCY variable can be set to
startpar or makefile in /etc/default/rcS to enable it.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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