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Slow startup? Bootchart reveals all
By Nathan Willis on November 03, 2008 (9:00:00 AM)

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Ever wondered what takes your Linux box so long to boot up? You can see
for certain with the Bootchart package. Bootchart logs the entire
startup process and produces a clean, graphical representation of its
results suitable for everything from troubleshooting to good
old-fashioned bragging rights.



http://www.linux.com/feature/151496


PS.....Bootchart is included in the v8.10 repository.