Boot time

12.02.10
Lineo's Warp 2 boots to Fedora on Atom in 4 seconds, MPC Data's SwiftBoot warms up embedded Linux in an instant
12.02.10

Lineo's Warp 2 boots to Fedora on Atom in 4 seconds, MPC Data's SwiftBoot warms up embedded Linux in an instant

Alright, you caught us. We're suckers for speedy, unrealistically optimized boot times. The fine fo...

By P. Miller,   12.02.10
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09.24.09
Video: Phoenix Instant Boot BIOS starts loading Windows in under a second
09.24.09

Video: Phoenix Instant Boot BIOS starts loading Windows in under a second

Phoenix is showing off a few interesting things at IDF, but the real standout is their new Instant...

By Nilay Patel,   09.24.09
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11.20.08
Lawsuits over employees' unpaid computer boot-times stacking up next to unread paperwork
11.20.08

Lawsuits over employees' unpaid computer boot-times stacking up next to unread paperwork

Frivolous lawsuits aren't anything new, but this is an eye-opener straight from annals of "office h...

By L. Dziuban,   11.20.08
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08.03.08
Video: SSD-infused Eee PC 1000 boots in 30 seconds
08.03.08

Video: SSD-infused Eee PC 1000 boots in 30 seconds

Even with Express Gate installed, it took ASUS' Eee Box a good 35 seconds before an application coul...

By D. Murph,   08.03.08
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