Intel mods Fedora-based Asus Eee PC to Boot in 5 seconds

A couple of Intel Engineers at a recent Linux conference did some hacking and were showing of a Asus Eee PC that cold boots into a Fedora desktop in five seconds. Turns out they knocked out a couple of services that they felt were redundant and created a patch that allows read-ahead operations. That last […]

A couple of Intel Engineers at a recent Linux conference did some hacking and were showing of a Asus Eee PC that cold boots into a Fedora desktop in five seconds. Turns out they knocked out a couple of services that they felt were redundant and created a patch that allows read-ahead operations. That last move allows things to happen concurrently and not sequentially.

Also intriguing the same process allowed them to boot a Lenovo notebook with a HDD in 10 seconds.

Source:→ GottaBeMobile.com