Re: Linux 2.6.10-rc2 start_udev very slow
From: Andrew Walrond
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 16:01:29 EST
On Thursday 16 Dec 2004 15:56, Greg KH wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2004 at 07:32:47PM +0000, Andrew Walrond wrote:
> > I noticed that when upgrading from 220.127.116.11 to rc2, start_udev now takes
> > 10-15s after printing
> > "Creating initial udev device nodes:"
> udevstart should be used instead of start_udev. It goes a lot faster
> and fixes odd startup dependancies that are needed.
I'm using 048 at the moment. Works great, but if I replace start_udev with
udevstart in my init scripts as you suggest, it all goes horribly wrong...
udevstart is just a symlink to udev, but start_udev is a script which:
- mounts ramfs
- runs udevstart
- makes some extra nodes not exported by sysfs (stdin/out/err)
So I guess I need to migrate this functionality to my init system before I can
call udevstart directly.
Is that list of 'extra nodes not exported by sysfs likely to change?'
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