[systemd-devel] bootchart issues on slow hardware

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Mon Mar 18 03:42:38 PDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 5:06 AM, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
<zbyszek at in.waw.pl> wrote:
> 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

That's just the world of slow CPUs and rotating disks. Maybe
developers should be forced to hack on such machines only. :)


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