On Thu, 8 Feb 2007 14:49:57 -0700
"Daniel Robbins" <drobbins.daniel@...> wrote:
> In other words:
> busybox + single rcS file = fastest and simplest, smallest, best for
> very small filesystems, not as flexible
> bash + gentoo baselayout = most flexible, biggest, slower, best for
> feature-rich systems
> busybox + gentoo baselayout = ?
FreeBSD sh + Gentoo baselayout = cold boot in around 4 seconds
Going to multi-user from single user after a boot is under 2 seconds
(times measured from when init starts rc - the difference is probably
because the all my local mounts are still mounted)
I have this running on a 2Ghz P4 Laptop right now. Admittedly, no
network scripts are started expect for the loopback interface, but all
default scripts + openvpn, ssh, dnsmasq, metalog and vixie-cron are
Ladies and gentlemen, this has always been about one thing - speed.
Ever since I got my 300Mhz Sparc64 to play around with FreeBSD, I've
realised that baselayout + bash is just too damn slow.
I think that's worth it.
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