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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
It's a 50% increase, and it's even worse if it proportional in the sense that a sense booting in 23 seconds with systemd boots with 3.5 seconds with upstart.
Anyway, if they were using an SSD or ramdisk, those timings are still horrible, since boot ought to be instantaneous.
Remarks about the benchmark
Posted Nov 27, 2012 17:38 UTC (Tue) by man_ls (subscriber, #15091)
Posted Nov 27, 2012 20:30 UTC (Tue) by cyanit (guest, #86671)
Also, you could cheat by having GRUB2 display the login screen and handle password input itself, loading the Linux kernel in background while the password is typed.
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