[vox-if] [Fwd: Installfest RSVP]
nbs at sonic.net
Thu Jan 20 14:39:22 PST 2005
On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 02:30:59PM -0800, Jeremy Brown wrote:
> I can't make it, but I installed a linux system and made an effort at
> making it boot quickly and I think I cut boot time to 1/3 or 1/4 of the
> original boot time (fresh install of RH9).
One other thing to check is that "hdparm" is being run at boot.
By default, some distros don't turn on DMA and other goodies that can
greatly increase disk I/O speeds.
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