Five second boot mod for ASUS Eee PC

Russell Harrison rtlm10 at
Wed Oct 8 10:38:29 UTC 2008

That's pretty slick.  Glad to see they built on top of the groundwork
already laid to improve boot times.  I can't wait to see what happens
when our guys start replicating and/or improving on the lessons
learned from the patch.  Super fast booting in F11?!  I do hope so.

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 4:29 AM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram at> wrote:
> Hi,
> "Netbooks would be a whole lot more believable as companion devices if they
> switched on as fast as, say, a smartphone or PDA. However the combination of
> Intel's Atom and generally wheezing specs tend to make starting-up - or
> resuming from standby - measure more around the one minute mark than
> anything less. Two Intel engineers might be looking to change all that,
> though; at a recent Linux conference, they demonstrated an ASUS Eee PC that
> could boot to a Fedora desktop in just five seconds"
> Rahul
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