[ltp] SSD for X200 Tablet
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 15:14:13 +0300
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On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 10:42:15AM +0200, Maciej Musial wrote:
> Could you please share some tests results?
> For example how much time take system to boot now and how long it took wi=
> traditional HDD?
Good thing I keep a diary.
On the T61, back in October 2010 (which means I was running Ubuntu 10.10
aka maverick): full boot until desktop, including typing in my password
and waiting for GNOME session, was 27 seconds with the SSD.
I don't have numbers recorded with the 5400 rpm HDD, but it was
something like 1 minute and 30 seconds or more.
This is a development laptop, so it probably had stuff like PostgreSQL
and Apache installed, slowing down the startup somewhat.
Now, on the X220, boot was 8-10 seconds until LightDM prompt. This
includes BIOS POST and GRUB time. Unfortunately, GNOME login takes
longer than boot (maybe 15-20 more seconds).
And then I switched to Ubuntu GNOME, which uses GDM, which takes
disappointingly much longer to show the login screen. My guess is that
the entire login process takes the same 30 seconds.
I just installed bootchart and rebooted: http://i.imgur.com/F5CKltQ.png
The login screen shows up after 11 seconds, and full desktop after maybe
18 seconds. This doesn't include BIOS POST/GRUB time, which easily adds
another 5-8 seconds.
We are geeks. Resistance is voltage over current.
-- Greg Goss
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