Boot-time improvements

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Fri Sep 12 13:29:15 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-09-12 at 09:23 +0200, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
> 2008/9/11 Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at>:
> > And 30s is considered bringing it down?  Wow, how long was it before?
> > Is there a goal we have for boot time?  30s seems about average for boot
> > time right now.  At least, all of my laptops boot in 25-35 seconds.
> You have 25-35 seconds from GRUB till desktop appearing (using autologin)?

No, til login prompt.  I've never used autologin.  I'm just reading my
bootcharts, and those stop at GDM.  I wasn't counting GNOME's slow login
as part of boot, since by the time you can login, it's booted.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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