Linked by weildish on Sun 1st Feb 2009 01:25 UTC
Intel Intel just announced the Moblin 2 alpha release available to the public for testing. Get out the good old netbook and have a go with the release; it's confirmed to work relatively well with the Acer Aspire One and the Dell Mini 9. Those of you with bitty Eee netbooks aren't completely left out in the cold-- you'll just have to go without wireless for the time being.
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Boot speed
by Elv13 on Sun 1st Feb 2009 05:37 UTC
Elv13
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2006-06-12

Take a look at that:
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=intel_moblin_2&n...

Fast!

Way faster than my own optimised system! If you switch from xorg to XFBdev and use an accelerated framebuffer driver, this thing can boot even faster, almost instant on. Boot speed is a weaness in Linux (for netbook), it is not faster than Windows. It is mostly why windows is becoming the OS of choice on netbook, manifacturer don't see why they should push Linux, it is not faster, it is not better and cause a lot of frustration from new user... This may help, I hope so.

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