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Re: idea for Fedora boot screen (Catalin Festila)



On Friday 10 April 2009 15:38:38 Nicu Buculei wrote:
> On 04/10/2009 04:25 PM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> > On Friday 10 April 2009 13:28:58 Nicu Buculei wrote:
> >> On a side note, your GIF is playing way to fast in my Firefox, I can
> >> barely understand what's happening on screen (we wish Fedora would boot
> >> *that* fast :p )
> >
> > Moblin is partially based on Fedora and Intel developers want 2 seconds
> > boot!!! (I don't believe it's possible, fast&  furious :D)
> >
> > http://www.h-online.com/open/Intel-aims-at-a-2-second-boot-for-
> > Moblin--/news/113043
>
> But according to other sources "Fifteen operating system vendors have
> committed to distribute Moblin-based products, including Asianux,
> Canonical, DeviceVM, gOS, MontaVista, Novell, and Wind River"
> (http://linuxfoundation.org/news-media/announcements/2009/04/linux-foundati
>on-host-moblin-project) - no Fedora or Red Hat mentioned among them :p

It's mixture of Fedora's base packages, OpenSUSE build system (?) and other 
distros with lot of custom hacks as I know :-)

> Anyway, Moblin is intended for special devices, it will always boot
> faster than a general purpose distro. I think we all would be happy with
> something more realistic around 20 seconds.

Yes, it's for netbooks and embedded systems, so they can do a lot of 
optimizations, light BIOS etc. But with EEE Box styled devices it can reach 
desktop soon too.

Jaroslav


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