Next optimization with dependency based boot sequencing and concurrent booting

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Mon Jul 6 16:54:26 UTC 2009

On Jul 06, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at> wrote:

> Note that /dev/ isn't empty before udev is executed.  /dev/zero and a
> few others exist.
No, /dev/console must exist but you cannot rely on anything else being

> > Definitely not procps, since I may want to set keys for some device
> > like a network card which does not exist until udev has finished.
> If init.d/procps should run after udev, you need to tell this to the
> procps maintainer, as its LSB header currently state that it only
> depend on mountkernfs, and because of this will run before udev when
> dependency based boot sequencing is enabled.
Again: what does NOT need to be run after udev?

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