Bug 475101 - improve system bootup speed
improve system bootup speed
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: OpenIPMI (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jan Safranek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-07 14:53 EST by Curtis Doty
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:11 EST (History)
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Description Curtis Doty 2008-12-07 14:53:24 EST
This simple example patch will improve system boot speed by 0.9 seconds on my test host. It simply uses a higher resolution timer waiting for udev.

--- ipmi.orig   2008-10-23 05:52:47.000000000 -0700
+++ ipmi        2008-12-07 11:32:52.000000000 -0800
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@
 if [ -e /sbin/udev -o -e /sbin/udevd ]; then
@@ -384,7 +384,7 @@
                        while [ ! -e /dev/ipmi${INTF_NUM} -a ${locdelay} -gt 0 ]; do
                                locdelay=$((locdelay - 1))
-                               sleep 1
+                               sleep 0.1
Comment 1 Jan Safranek 2008-12-10 09:28:50 EST
Fixed in Rawhide. I'll release Fedora 10 update when more bugs come.
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