Debian : Touchscreen calibration

Andy Green andy at
Fri Aug 15 12:28:25 CEST 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 11:12:58AM +0100, Andy Green wrote:
|> I use Debian in runlevel 3 at the moment, I noticed the initscripts are
|> pretty slow.  Are there alternative initscript systems around already in
|> Debian like upstart to allow parallelization?  It seems to me this is
|> "low hanging fruit" that can be improved, especially if you have a free
|> hand with a fresh OS.
| Debian packages pretty much everything out there, including a whole
| swathe of init systems.  Note also that the default shell in Debian is
| bash so switching /bin/sh to dash or similar can also be a substantial
| win on slower machines.

Good point, it'll be spawning shell instances each initscript as it
stands.  If that is heavy then everything is heavy.

I really hope this will bring in a new era of radical experimentation
and contributors!

- -Andy
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