Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jul 2005 17:06 UTC, submitted by improvedsource
Fedora Core "When I initially published the article, Boot Fedora Linux Faster, neither my server or me was ready for 22k visitors in one day. It seems that there is a great interest in the topic of reducing boot time. So I think a challenge is in order to get Linux people together to try to reduce boot time."
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RE: everybody likes quick boots
by whartung on Thu 28th Jul 2005 23:53 UTC in reply to "everybody likes quick boots"
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Back in the day when I worked on Alpha Micros, I was at a show.

During the demo, the system crashed (this happened reasonably often on Alpha Micros), and without skipping a beat the vendor quipped "But look how fast it boots!" because they had special software to speed up the entire init process.

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