Just a suggestion that this could make a nice wiki article: how to minimize boot times.  Running a stock console image here I was estimating my boot was 40-45 seconds.  Some of that time involves network dhcp negotiations and I have wifi turned on for bench testing, so I could get it faster without too much thought on my end.  But it would be great to have a list of things that could be trimmed off with their corresponding time savings.  Something along the lines of:

If you don't use feature/driver X, then you can disable startup script or module Y (and here is how), and this will save you Z seconds on boot.

Regards,

Curt.


On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 10:45 AM, dtran11 wrote:

I would also like to add that out of the total 10 second boot time, 5 seconds
of that is taken by x-load and u-boot.


dtran11 wrote:
>
> I am currently using an Overo Earth and would like to know what people are
> getting as their total boot time from power on to the login screen. My
> boot time is about 10 seconds and I would like to get it down even lower.
> My settings are listed below. Please list your times and what you did to
> achieve those timings.
>
> Thanks
>
>
> My settings:
>
>     Overo Earth
>     Not using NAND, all in SD card
>     x-load 1.5
>     U-Boot 2011.03
>     3.0.0-pm kernel
>     Kernel size: 1.9MB
>     No Display
>     No udev
>     Removed startup scripts:  S10checkroot, S20syslog, S03udev,
> S12udev-cache
>     boot time: 10 seconds
>

--
View this message in context: http://old.nabble.com/What-are-people-getting-for-full-system-boot-time-on-Overo--tp32472640p32472684.html
Sent from the Gumstix mailing list archive at Nabble.com.


------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Doing More with Less: The Next Generation Virtual Desktop
What are the key obstacles that have prevented many mid-market businesses
from deploying virtual desktops?   How do next-generation virtual desktops
provide companies an easier-to-deploy, easier-to-manage and more affordable
virtual desktop model.http://www.accelacomm.com/jaw/sfnl/114/51426474/
_______________________________________________
gumstix-users mailing list
gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/gumstix-users



--
Curtis Olson:
http://www.atiak.com - http://aem.umn.edu/~uav/
http://www.flightgear.org - http://gallinazo.flightgear.org