Filesystem for a shutdown-by-pulling-the-plug machine

Boris Buegling boris at
Tue Aug 10 05:56:32 PDT 2004

On 08.08.2004, cedric created this extraordinary piece of modern literature:
>I've implemented it, thanks for the tip. exactly how much disk space does this 
>cost? Is it just the size of the file being written, or smaller/bigger?

As a side note, you might want to take a look at minit (see a WIP copy 
of a hint about it here:, it's a 
bit outdated by now). By running/stopping services in paralell, minit is 
usually much faster than init, a full shutdown takes 2-3 seconds on my 

Boris Buegling <boris at>

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