I want my desktop to boot faster. If I can free up a machine, I want to join in with some of the redhat guys such as David Zeuthen, Owen Taylor, Ziga Mahkovec and get Debian Stable to boot up as fast as possible.

See also an older IBM Developerworks article. I wrote about this stuff a while ago but until I sort out the dates for my postings you'll have to wait for the URL :)