Comparing Distribution Boot Times
| Here is the run-down with bootcharts:
| * openSUSE 10.3 Beta 1 in 27 seconds
| * Fedora 7 in 41 seconds
| * PCLinuxOS 2007 in 32 seconds
| * Kubuntu Tribe 4 in 31 seconds
| * Mandriva 2008 Beta 1 in 29 seconds
Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 10.3: Greatly Improved Boot Time
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| openSUSE 10.3 will include some great improvements to the init boot scripts
| which will dramatically decrease the time your computer takes to boot up.
| These come as the result of many different tests and research (documented
| here, and here); the first round of improvements have already been submitted
| and will make it into the final release.