Bootup speed for F8

Adam Jackson ajackson at
Thu Nov 29 23:09:40 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 17:34 -0500, Dimi Paun wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've currently upgraded to F8, congrats!
> Just thought of sharing a data-point for startup speed
> (measured from GRUB, so excluding all the BIOS stuff):
>   * to graphical init: 30s
>   * to login prompt: 1m8s
>   * after login, to responsive state: 14s
> That's 1m22s to start. On a good desktop: Intel Duo 2.13GHz, 2GB RAM.
> With the BIOS thrown in, it takes over 2minutes to be able to get
> into the box.
> That's rather slow, no?

It is!  Have you installed bootchart to see what's taking so much time?

- ajax

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