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Old February 20th, 2019, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by whartung View Post
The boot process can be more so tied to the diagnostics and waiting for peripherals as it is waiting on a CPU. Disk drive spun up? Check. Network card initialized? Check. Video stable? Check.

Heck, my car takes about a minute to "boot" to the main screen, and even longer to connect to the phone.
A lot of "fast boots" — a topic currently relevant to Linux and MacOS X 10.5+ — are done by doing post, then immediately launching the GUI, and running the rest of the initiation process in the background.

It takes 30 seconds to get to a login on my macbook air. It takes 5 minutes more to be useable without slowdowns if I let it be; if I try to do anything processor intensive, it's 15 to 20 minutes before things speed up. If I'm kerning fonts in Fontographer, it's more like 30 minutes...
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