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Intel Mods Asus Eee to Boot in 5 Seconds



So many want to see Instant On systems, and it certainly makes sense to see that on Netbooks. A couple of Intel Engineers at a recent Linux conference did some hacking and were showing of a Asus Eee PC that cold boots into a Fedora desktop in five seconds. Turns out they knocked out a couple of services that they felt were redundant and created a patch that allows read-ahead operations. That last move allows things to happen concurrently and not sequentially.

Also intriguing the same process allowed them to boot a Lenovo notebook with a HDD in 10 seconds.

Via SlashGear

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