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Boot Linux in 5 Seconds

Postby Death Dream on Tue Oct 07, 2008 12:42 pm

http://lwn.net/Articles/299483/

I thought this was a very interesting read.

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Re: Boot Linux in 5 Seconds

Postby grimdestripador on Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:54 pm

awesome
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Re: Boot Linux in 5 Seconds

Postby Jinnai on Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:45 pm

Looks like this, or something very similar, might be coming down the line for Ubuntu, and thus Mint.
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Re: Boot Linux in 5 Seconds

Postby Death Dream on Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:09 pm

Jinnai wrote:Looks like this, or something very similar, might be coming down the line for Ubuntu, and thus Mint.


If this came down to Mint I would be soooooooooooooooooo happy! I would love to just hit the power button by the time I got my fingers to the Keyboard the logon screen would be there ready for me =D. Not worth much for people who never shut their machines off but I turn my comp off when I got to bed or work.

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Re: Boot Linux in 5 Seconds

Postby Jinnai on Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:13 pm

Death Dream wrote:Not worth much for people who never shut their machines off but I turn my comp off when I got to bed or work.
Not true. Eventually there comes a point they need to reboot, such as a kernel upgrade, and being able for them to reboot faster benefits them as well. There are also a number of people who dual boot. Being able to boot Linux faster saves them time, even if Windows is just as sluggish.
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