Linux 2.6.30 Gets Faster Boot

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Thu Jun 11 12:45:55 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:20:01AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> "According to Red Hat, there is a difference between the aims and
> process of the new mainline Linux kernel's fastboot -- which was
> contributed to the community by Intel -- and the approach to faster
> startups taken in Fedora 11.
> "They're solving a different set of problems," Fedora kernel maintainer
> Dave Jones told "The Fedora work has been almost
> entirely done by improving init scripts in userspace, and by making
> applications more intelligent about the I/O they are doing."
> Jones adds that the fastboot patches are valuable, but there larger
> problems remain in userspace that can be addressed in Fedora."

I suggested that they refer to Dave as "bit-wrangling deity," but was
ignored. ;-)

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