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booting

Drug slang
A regional term for the intravenous injection of an abuse substance, followed by withdrawing blood into a syringe before reinjecting, as a way to wash the syringe out of residual abuse substace.

Informatics
See Boot.
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Logic PD's software engineers reduced the boot time on the DM3730 Torpedo SOM - which is based on the DM3730 DaVinci[TM] video processor and WiLink[TM] 7.
Virtualizing XenApp causes a storage bottleneck that increases provisioning times, extends boot times and can reduce the number of XenApp sessions per server.
Lenovo's upcoming IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks[TM] and IdeaCentre A720 all-in-one desktop for consumers are among the standout Lenovo PCs that will feature EE3's ultra-responsive performance with fast boot times and quick resume from sleep.
Driving down boot time to sub-10 seconds on the ThinkPad T420s laptop results from applying precise, focused engineering to hardware and software interoperability," said Dilip Bhatia, vice president, Think Product Group, Lenovo.
Early lab tests [see video] have shown dramatic improvement in both boot time performance and application load/start times on a myriad of systems.
Insyde Software, along with SanDisk and Microsoft will be showcasing these boot time technology advancements at Computex Taipei, the largest computer exhibition in Asia, June 1-5, 2010.
Insyde & Microsoft to Co-Present "UEFI Boot Time Optimization" Session at IDF
MontaVista's achievement of one second Linux boot time on Freescale processors based on Power Architecture[R] technology is a significant achievement.
Along with reducing boot time, it also provides an integration platform for secondary, instant-on operating environments.
Together, we are in the best position possible to meet the increasing consumer demand for fast boot time and instant-on access to popular applications such as Web browsing, media players, instant messaging and many others," commented Wang.
The web seminars will provide strategies for improving embedded Linux startup time and present techniques that help design engineers to reduce boot time while preserving the base functionality required of most embedded Linux systems.
It features faster boot times, shorter application load times, and overall improved system performance.