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Re: faster boot

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Andrea Mennucc wrote:
> there has been a lot of interest lately on tecniques to obtain a faster 
> boot; for example
> http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-boot.html
> http://www.fefe.de/minit/
> http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0204.0/0674.html
> http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/rgooch/linux/boot-scripts/
> I would be delighted to have a faster boot: my boot times (excluding 
> BIOS) are 60sec-90sec (using the ditributed kernel by Herbert XU), and 
> this is very long (particularly for my Freevo-box)
> is anyone trying to implement the above in Debian?
> is anyone interested?

I was doing so, along with Doug... but I have been quite out of time to play
with it lately.

However, if you read the paper in http://people.d.o/~hmh, and implement the
demultiplexer, we could probably modify one of the above methods to work
well, while we implement ours...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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