A Look at minit
May 04, 2010, 14:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Johan Thelin)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Sys-V init has long been the standard solution for booting.
It's kind of easy to work with, it kind of works and everybody kind
of knows it. However, being open minded, let's look at an
"There are quite a few alternatives. All of them focus on
improving boot times. This is accomplished by starting and running
different processes simultaneously and asynchronously. Doing type
of boot attempts to use all (more) parts of the hardware
simultaneously and avoid having to wait for slow hardware."