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ZDNet: That Boot Time Controversy

Jan 31, 2006, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Not so long ago, and on this network, a PC guy--George Ou--demonstrated most of what I've said about having a Windows expert install Linux by proving that he could get it to boot more slowly from a hard disk on a cheap, but recent, PC than Knoppix does from a CD on a pentium II. I was amazed and somewhat jealous--between his two blogs on this he got 1,796 talkback comments, most of them polite.

"I did wonder at the time what he'd make of picoBSD, but generally thought the whole idea of considering boot times pretty silly..."

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