John A. Kinsella wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-01-15 at 17:17, P at draigBrady.com wrote:
>>>>10 seconds to boot Linux. That's pretty bad actually, see:
>>http://www.linux.ie/old-list/47528.html>>Also windows XP isn't too slow itself at booting from what I've heard.
>> Don't shoot me but I have a dual-boot WinXP/Fedora Core 1.0 setup at
> home with Grub boot loader.
> System is an AMD Athlon 2400+
>> Sadly WinXP boots *much* faster - maybe a factor of 3. I have eliminated
> most of the services I dont need - any other tips?
I would start from the bottom up (do own kernel, own initscripts...)
instead of top down (strip crap from fedora).
I think windows puts used drivers together on the disk
or something to speed boots
Also have a look at:
I think there will be more work in this area by
the distro vendors as more desktop users come onboard.
Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org
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