Improving Boot Time on Linux

Improving Boot Time on Linux: Benefits & Drawbacks of Sleep and Hibernate

Embedded designs need to start up quickly, and those based on Linux and Android must overcome challenges of initializing many peripherals and complex applications. Many designs rely on a sleep or hibernate solutions. What are the risks of these options, and is there a better alternative? This paper examines strategies to optimize boot time including a detailed discussion of trade-offs to consider when working to perfect your users' experience.