Boot-time improvements

Milos Mandaric mandzo18 at
Thu Sep 11 01:24:34 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 01:19 +0200, Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
> On 09/09/2008, at 20.31, Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) wrote:
> > Some systems have been really successful at making it *appear* as if  
> > the
> > system starts up faster. In my opinion, where the system can't be made
> > to boot faster, it should be made to appear so.
> Is booting really relevant these days?  Not for me. At work, the  
> servers and desktops run weeks and months without a reboot. My  
> personal laptop, an old Apple Powerbook, boots perhaps once a month.  
> It just sleeps when I close it and wake up right away when I open it.
> Cheers,
> Morten

Of course it matters. I am testing Ubuntu, searching for bugs and find
my self sometimes reseting it more then 30 times per day. Every second
matters, and not just for me. For many people.


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