October 2008

How Kernel Hackers Boosted the Speed of Desktop Linux Posted Friday, October 3, 2008 @ 4:43 PM by mayhem
Kernel hackers Arjan van de Ven and Auke Kok showed off Linux booting in five seconds at last month's Linux Plumbers Conference. Arjan and other hackers have already improved the Linux user experience by reducing power consumption and latency. O'Reilly News interviewed him about his work on improving the Linux experience with PowerTOP, LatencyTOP, and Five-Second Boot. (Source: Slashdot)