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Re: [News] Windows PCs Boot Slowly, But Ballnux Acts as Shim

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____/ Thufir Hawat on Wednesday 29 April 2009 02:30 : \____

> On Wed, 29 Apr 2009 01:00:51 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Start your PC in an instant
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Though there are several "instant on" solutions out there, like
>> Lenovo's | Splash-top on the Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (pictured), Asus'
>> ExpressGate and | Xandros' Presto, you cannot actually boot into Windows
>> immediately. Instead, | what you are booting into is an alternative
>> stripped-down Linux environment. | Though there are many fctors
>> involved, one of the reason Windows is unable to | achieve instant boot
>> times is because it has many background processes which | require the
>> system to run through many more lines of binary code compared | with a
>> Linux operating system. `----
>> http://asia.cnet.com/crave/2009/04/27/start-your-pc-in-an-instant/
> what are "lines of binary code"?

That stuff which every CPU reads. :-)

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