Bug 499955 - Improve RHEL5 boot time by fixing nash's stabilized command
Summary: Improve RHEL5 boot time by fixing nash's stabilized command
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mkinitrd
Version: 5.4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Release Test Team
URL: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug....
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Reported: 2009-05-09 14:04 UTC by Dag Wieers
Modified: 2021-03-21 03:28 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-07-02 03:05:01 UTC
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Description Dag Wieers 2009-05-09 14:04:58 UTC
Description of problem:
Booting RHEL5 takes more time then necessary because nash's stabilized function has a bug. The fix is available from #193206 in rawhide, but it would be a small effort to port this back to RHEL 5.4.

The difference between booting without the current stabilized function makes a huge difference (more than 15 seconds) so if this is fixed it makes a big difference resuming from hibernate.

And it may look nice on the feature list too :-)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 5.3 and earlier

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. echo stabilized / | time strace nash
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Comment 1 Dag Wieers 2009-05-09 14:06:42 UTC
Bug 193206 ?

Comment 2 Dag Wieers 2009-07-22 16:43:10 UTC
Can someone from Red Hat please investigate ?

I am sure we now missed the opportunity for RHEL 5.4... :-/

Comment 3 Denise Dumas 2009-07-22 16:54:04 UTC
This was never even proposed for 5.4, would be 5.5 at absolute best given the gazillion conflicting and higher priorities, and that's if a miracle happens. 
If this is a big issue for you, please escalate it through your support channel.

Comment 4 cheguaka 2010-02-15 08:29:30 UTC
Will this bug be fixed for 5.5?

Comment 5 RHEL Program Management 2010-07-02 03:05:01 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request.

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