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MontaVista Achieves 1 second Linux boot

Jul 14, 2009, 14:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"In contrast the fastest production Linux releases today are in the 20-25 second range.

"To be fair, MontaVista's Linux with the 1 second boot is embedded and designed specifically for the Freescale Semiconductor MPC5121e hardware built on Power Architecture technology. That's not to say they can't get the same performance on other architectures, it's that is the hardware on which the first 1 second boot is being demonstrated."

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