Woah, Ubuntu is aiming for a 10-second boot time. Nobody would complain for a faster operating system.
Ubuntu aims for ten-second boot time with 10.04
The growing adoption of the Linux operating system on netbook devices has compelled Linux distributors to focus on improving startup performance. Ubuntu 9.04, which was released last month, is one distribution where these improvements are particularly noticeable.
The developers behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution aim to significantly improve boot performance. Their ambitious goal for 2010 is to reduce total boot time to 10 seconds. (Source: Ars)
On a side note, I just ordered a MacBook Pro.