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Turning Off the Computer

On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 14:45 -0400, Rich Braun wrote:
> Prius-driving Cantabridgian that I am, I still leave my computers on 24/7.  I
> simply *cannot* stand waiting for the bootup sequence.  For decades, no vendor
> has dealt with this issue.  (Fastest boot time of any computer I've used?  A
> VAX 750, circa 1983:  about 20 seconds.)

there has been a lot of work to reduce the boot time, although I'm
impressed with what can be done with an sdcard properly set up it can
boot in seconds (10~) because it's effectively doing a dump from the
sd-card memory to main memory and booting from that.

Maybe some investigation into this technology?

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