"When Mark Shuttleworth had announced Ubuntu 9.04 in
September, he expressed interest in making this popular Linux
distribution boot "blindly quick", which shouldn't be surprising
considering Ubuntu's presence on more and more devices through the
desktop spin on notebooks, Ubuntu Mobile on MIDs, and Ubuntu
Netbook Remix on netbooks. The goal with Ubuntu 9.04 is to expedite
the boot process through kernel modifications and optimizing other
"Canonical isn't the only Linux vendor interested in speeding up
the boot performance but Mandriva has been doing the same, Intel
has been aggressively interested in speeding up the boot process
(with their Moblin project included), and many other companies also
involved. If you are interested in learning more about Linux boot
performance, you may be interested in our Ubuntu boot-time
benchmarks and Fedora start-up benchmarks from earlier this year.
Also worth looking at is our ASUS Eee PC 901 Linux boot
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