Fedora 17 Boot Optimization (from 15 to 2.5 seconds)

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Hungry Man, May 30, 2012.

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  1. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

    May 11, 2011
  2. Baserk

    Baserk Registered Member

    Apr 14, 2008
    'The result will be a Linux system without mail, firewall, printing, the abrt tools, avahi, some mountpoints, rsyslog, irqbalance, and selinux security.'

    Right. That's pretty bare.
    I'm certainly not going to maltreat my fresh F17 install like this guy did but some useful options, like disabling LVM/raid services etc come in handy.
    Still, if I had such an Intel SSD, boot times wouldn't be my main concern.
    Funny to read how he shaves of milliseconds with rigor. thx for posting.
  3. With an Intel SSD? Yawn. I worked on machines with SSDs at my last job; they would boot Ubuntu in about 5 seconds without any tweaking at all. SSDs make fast booting easy.

    Anyway IMO it would be more worthwhile to work on speeding up login time, rather than boot time. KDE especially is quite slow to log in, and Linux users have to log out and back in a lot more often than they have to reboot.
  4. vasa1

    vasa1 Registered Member

    May 1, 2010
    Xfce is relatively snappy to log into.
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