Boot-time improvements

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Fri Sep 12 14:31:24 UTC 2008


On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 03:09:15PM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> That's the power of low expectations. Before the 1970s, people were used
> to radios taking half a minute to start up. Before the 1990s, people
> were used to televisions taking half a minute to start up.
> 
> As long as computers take more than a couple of seconds to start up,
> there's work left to do.

Hear, hear!

Marius Gedminas
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