On Mon, 12 Jan 2009 07:50:41 -0800 (PST)
Angus Auld <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> --- On Sun, 1/11/09, Celejar <email@example.com> wrote:
> > From: Celejar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Re: Speeding up Debian Boot
> > To: email@example.com
> > Date: Sunday, January 11, 2009, 11:30 PM
> > On Sun, 11 Jan 2009 17:17:57 -0500
> > JoeHill <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Ron Johnson wrote:
> > >
> > > > On 01/11/09 11:49, Dean Chester wrote:
> > > > > Hi
> > > > > Is there anyway i can speed up debians boot
> > time. Its embarrassing that
> > > > > Vista boots up quicker than debian.
> > > >
> > > > If you only reboot your machine once or twice a
> > month, does it
> > > > matter whether boot times are slow?
> > >
> > > maybe if it's a laptop
> > Suspend to disk; once you begin using it, you won't be
> > able to do
> > without it.
> > Celejar
> The way I see it, Vista might boot a lil' faster, but it's worth the wait for
> Debian. It might be a bit embarrassing to have Vista boot faster, but at
> least you don't have to be embarrassed after it's up and running....unlike
From what I remember from vista when I got the computer before I dumped vista,
it got relatively quick to the desktop but was unusable for another 5 minutes
or so (at least) until it finished getting everything up and running (and that
was on the second boot of a new computer with nothing installed just after I
setup a basic user on a 2.5ghz core 2 t9300 laptop with 3gb ram).
There is a package that reshuffles the startup order which should get you a
desktop before everything is started but I don't remember what it is.
You may be able to play with the startup order of things to achieve the same
effect (not sure what X is dependent on for a proper start)
> Just my humble opinion. Debian ROCKS.
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