Interesting comparison of OS boot times

Robbie Williamson robbie at
Fri Jul 24 17:51:35 UTC 2009

This site shows the boot times of various Operating Systems running inside QEMU
on a 2.66GHz Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5350. Each system was booted with 1GB of
memory. Windows Vista was configured with 20GB of HDD and Ubuntu Jaunty and
Karmic were configured with 4GB of HDD.

Systems Tested:

    * Ubuntu Jaunty i386 Desktop
    * Ubuntu Karmic i386 Desktop, Alpha 3
    * Windows Vista
    * Windows 7,

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