[Clug-work] Booting Linux in 4.5 Seconds

Hendrik Visage hvjunk at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 11:30:26 SAST 2009

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Jongilanga Guma<jongilanga at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> There is a project I'm busy with, I need to Get X up and running in
> 4.5 seconds, is this possible or will I be waiting my time, its
> basically a information system to startup a browser automatically but
> I don't want people to know is running Linux or any OS.

Hide the console output while kernel booting.
Fix BIOS splash screen with a graphic of design/choice.

When you cut down the kernel etc. and run something like Gentoo with
the absolute minimum installed, you might achieve that, but I found
lately that the BIOS is what is taking time to boot.
> Which Distro: Ubuntu, Federa, Suse, or must I compile Linux from
> scratch. Is it easy just to turn off things from initrd.
> Regards
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> --Jongi
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