svn commit: r222980 - in head/sys: amd64/conf i386/conf
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jun 12 19:09:38 UTC 2011
On 6/12/2011 4:16 AM, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 01:55:15PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
>> I have 3 or 4 modules loaded via loader.conf at boot time. They take at
>> least 2 seconds each. IMO loading everything via loader.conf would slow
>> the boot so much as to be a non-starter.
> With my normal slim kernel with most of the modules loaded via loader.conf
> (other few loaded later in runtime) I have this:
> $ kldstat | wc -l
> I do not observe noticeable difference compared to GENERIC kernel.
Try the script I posted to -current and see how it goes for you.
> Plus, users try to reboot their machines as rarely as possible, no?
A) Arguing from anecdote
B) I realize desktop is not a priority for us, but desktop users
generally reboot much more frequently (usually daily for me).
C) For those times that you do need to reboot a system, why add minutes
to the boot without reason?
I mentioned the problem, and proposed a solution for it ... I'm asking
people to test the solution I proposed.
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