One second Openmoko boot?

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Fri Aug 21 10:21:30 CEST 2009

On Friday 21 August 2009 06:21:52 Wolfgang Spraul wrote:
> > Not really. Reloading (in the worst case) 128MB from an SD is not exactly
> > fast either.
> >
> > The only sane way to substantially improve booting time is to stop
> > booting like a desktop PC, that is move away from starting all services
> > just because you can. Start them on demand and bring only the bare
> > necessities up on boot (filesystems, dbus, X).
> Not sure.
> What I have seen working usually required much more aggressize
> optimization, all the way into hardware.

Of course. I have been referring to the FreeRunner though, i.e. what can we do 
on already existing hardware with pure software.

No doubt that hardware, especially considering this right from the start, 
makes a much more substantial difference.


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