Linked by diegocg on Sun 13th May 2012 23:48 UTC
Linux Lennart Poettering, the author of systemd, has announced: "I just put a first version of a wiki document together that lists a couple of easy optimizations to get your boot times down to [less than] 2s. It also includes a list of suggested things to hack on to get even quicker boot-ups."
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Why do fast boot times matter?
by Hypnos on Mon 14th May 2012 01:14 UTC
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Can anyone explain to me why fast boot times matter? I reboot my laptop at most a few times a year when I upgrade my kernel. I suspend-to-RAM several times a day, and hibernate when I travel.

Aren't fast login times much more important on multi-user systems?

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