One second Openmoko boot?

Helge Hafting helge.hafting at
Fri Aug 21 16:36:07 CEST 2009

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> 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.

The FR wakes up fast enough from sleep. (suspend-to-RAM)

Now, implement suspend-to-disk (SD-card), and you can start
reasonably quick after changing the battery.

Helge Hafting

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