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Re: [SLE] long boot-up times
  • From: Dylan <dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 21:30:38 +0100
  • Message-id: <200604292130.39216.dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 29 April 2006 16:39, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> Is there a systematic way of tracking down how all those bootup
> actions came to be, and how to disable them? At least Linux lets you
> know what they are.

Well, if you look at /var/boot.msg (in a text editor or using
YaST>Miscellaneous>View Start-up Log) you will see what is being done
in great detail. You will find documentation about almost every package
installed on the machine in /use/share/doc/packages - at least a README
file with a reference to further information.

Also, in YaST>System>/etc/sysconfig Editor you can set
System>Boot>PROMT_FOR_CONFIRM to "yes" which will allow you to disable
individual services at boot time to see what effect that has on the

Lastly, YaST>System>System Services (Runlevel) will let you enable and
disable services permanently.


"The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out."
(Chinese Proverb)

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