userland boot time

Tilman Baumann tilman at
Tue Jan 22 00:47:14 CET 2008

Am 22.01.2008 um 00:40 schrieb Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman):

> On Mon, 21 Jan 2008 17:07:38 +0100 Tilman Baumann  
> <tilman at> babbled:
>> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
>>> so we need to address this in 2 parts. sysvinit etc. is only 1.  
>>> the actual
>>> user xsession is another. so /etc/X11/Xserver needs some love and  
>>> attention
>>> too. and thus /etc/X11/Xsession and /etc/X11/Xsession.d/*
>> Could some of this not be paralleled via init too?
>> Most of the stuff here just needs X up and running, that's the reason
>> why it is there.
>> [...]
> if you check the x startup - most things are started in parallel  
> (the session
> scripts start them with a &", but all the hammering of disk IO,  
> library
> linking, symbol resolving, everyone connecting to x (multiple times)  
> and so on
> all at once is not going to be nice on speedy startup.

Oh, i never actually checked them. Oops.

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