Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sun Nov 20 21:31:15 CST 2005

On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 09:23:42PM +0100, Øivind Hoel wrote:
> For what it's worth, Windows XP boots a hell of a lot faster - all the
> way in - than Ubuntuu and gnome does. On my laptop, atleast. Even when
> I skip setting up the nonexistant ethernet connection on boot. A 45
> second boot time does't exactly help user-perceived performance when
> you show off Ubuntu to a friend, either ;-)

Note that the subject of this thread (bootchart) is a measurement tool which
is used by developers to benchmark and analyze the boot process for purposes
of making it faster.

(i.e., that's how we got here)

 - mdz

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