Why do you find it hard to believe? The VC was designed for use in mobile phones. How long does your mobile take to start up from cold?johnjones wrote:Again I find it hard to believe the designers of a videocore device did not think of bringup in under a second
It was a duplicate thread in which the OP already had gotten several answers.Martin Frezman wrote:Which no longer exists.klricks wrote:see: viewtopic.php?f=29&t=185727&p=1173448#p1173448
What happened to it? Did OP single-handedly delete the thread?
Did he get a mod to remove it?
Hence my question. I don't see how he could have deleted it once it had (substantive) responses from other people.It was a duplicate thread in which the OP already had gotten several answers.
Nope we do! if both identical posts have answers we simply choose the one with the least answers (but no promise here).Martin Frezman wrote:And I don't think mods would do that sort of thing either. Hence my question.
Yep turn on PC, put kettle on, stare at screen, booting.Often it's about user experience.
BBC micro would boot in less than 1s I think.OutsourcedGuru wrote:Back when the Earth was cooling and dinosaurs still roamed the land, I owned a very cool computer from Radio Shack which would 100% boot in three seconds flat. I'm not kidding. Pretty sure it was the Tandy 1000 EX.
The way it achieved this was by storing MS-DOS v2.11 in ROM. Upon bootup, it either copied the boot image sidesways to RAM or something clever.
That said, an iOS device can wake up from a sleeping state instantaneously. I would guess that you need to think in these terms: leave it booted but have it wake via GPIO with a button.
My relatively new PC, latest Ubuntu running Unity. 16GB RAM Intel® Core i5-6500 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4, with OS on SSDjahboater wrote:My five year old Intel PC (Linux Mint 18 - Mate desktop) ...
That's a little faster than my laptop, Ubuntu 16.04 running Unity. 16GB RAM Intel® Core i7-6920HQ CPU @ 2.90GHz x 4, with OS on SSDjamesh wrote:My relatively new PC, latest Ubuntu running Unity. 16GB RAM Intel® Core i5-6500 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4, with OS on SSDjahboater wrote:My five year old Intel PC (Linux Mint 18 - Mate desktop) ...
Startup finished in 1.603s (kernel) + 10.426s (userspace) = 12.030s
Yes, no complaints at all - my Pi3 ...jamesh wrote: So, the Pi doesn't seem toooo slow..
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$ systemd-analyze Startup finished in 1.280s (kernel) + 4.836s (userspace) = 6.116s
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