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Submission + - Embedded Linux Achieves One Second Boot Time

Sam writes: A new goalpost has been set in the race for faster bootup times. MontaVista Software announced (and demonstrated at the Virtual Freescale Technology Forum) a dashboard application going from cold boot to operational in one second flat on their embedded Linux platform. Although this is unlikely to immediately benefit your average Linux user, previous real-time patches have eventually made their way into the main kernel.
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Embedded Linux Achieves One Second Boot Time

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I'm still waiting for the advent of the computer science groupie.