Re: RAmdisk&umsdos+startup speed

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Mon Jul 10 2000 - 00:03:14 CEST

On Sun, Jul 09, 2000 at 11:03:05PM +0300, Vesa-Pekka Palmu nicely wrote:
> > I've got the same problem, bootup and shutdown both take a long time.
> > Especially on a laptop. Being very lazy, I have not studied the
> > bootup/shutdown scripts much, but suspect it has something to do with the
> > config files being archived. My theory, (only a guess), is that mu is doing
> > something like...
> --CLIP--
> Yes it might be something like that. I have checked the rc.5 file
> that mu uses when booting up, and it calls "setup -a addons" then
> prints the "setup is inspecting your computer ;)" and then calls
> setup -a custom. I think that the setup -a custom bit isn't important
> on a full umsdos/ext2 install (I'm going to test this teory) and the
> setup -a custom sets up all deamons, mouse etc.

No! "setup -a custom" is important also for installed systems, because
it also start daemons.


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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