[systemd-devel] bootchart issues on slow hardware

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Sun Mar 17 21:06:11 PDT 2013

On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 02:54:01PM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> Here is a chart:
>   http://people.freedesktop.org/~kay/bootchart-20130317-1434.svg
> Rotating media and really cheap hardware looks very sad, and we take
> like 5 times longer to boot than Windows 8.
Why is systemd taking ~5 s, and udev > 3 s of cpu time? Maybe there's
something wrong here. Unfortunately it's hard to say what udev is waiting


> Why does bootchart stop before all the *really* slow desktop stuff starts?
> Why does bootchart claim an idle time of ~5 sec, not that I wouldn't
> like that, but .... :)
> Cheers,
> Kay

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