Fedora Test Day - 20 Second Startup - get your boot on!
harald at redhat.com
Mon Mar 2 15:56:19 UTC 2009
Harald Hoyer wrote:
> James Laska wrote:
>> Greetings testers,
>> This week's Test Day will focus on another upcoming Fedora 11 feature:
>> 20 Second Startup . This is a follow-on to a Fedora 10 effort to
>> reduce boot delay .
>> Harald Hoyer, David Kovalsky and Ondrej Hudlicky have created a test
>> procedure and looking to gather and analyze bootchart data. Come
>> prepared with your favorite old-skool hardware setup.
>> Join #fedora-qa this Thursday, February 19, 2009 to help collect and
>> analyze boot speed data. Follow the action at
>>  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/20SecondStartup
>>  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/30SecondStartup
> Thanks to all who participated!
> As a first outcome a new and improved readahead-1.4.8 hit rawhide today.
> - set low io priority (no more regression in boot time with readahead)
> - moved data files from /etc/readahead.d to /var/lib/readahead
> - don't start readahead from readahead.event if system has less than
Here is a blog post about the results:
More information about the test