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Has anyone tried installing e4rat and optimizing boot-time in Fedora 15? This ext4 defragmenting and optimizing utility works wonderfully in Debian. I am wondering if someone has replaced Fedora's native readahead-fedora with e4rat and compared the results.

Reference: Lifehacker's e4rat article.

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Fedora15 has got systemd, as a drop-in replacement for SysV boot style init scripts. This aggressively parallelises the boot time in Fedora15. Look for systemd on wikipedia for further links.

Although, still would be curious to know the results of e4rat on a Fedora15 machine in a systemd era.

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@ArielSonique how has been your experience with systemd, just checking... – Nikhil Mulley Dec 30 '11 at 11:53
that discussion would be best brought to chat.stackexchange.com, as this isn't a discussion forum and the comments aren't really meant for that kind of back and forth. – mattdm May 28 '12 at 12:34

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