23 seconds. this is the fastest boot-up time i’ve attained so far, not including X-server + KDM start up time. the 2 alone takes another 20 seconds, the latter taking up the most time to initialize. bootchart only keeps track of the boot time before X starts. give or take a second or two, my boot-up time varies between 23 to 25 seconds. the total time until i get to my desktop proper is between 43 to 46 seconds. way under a minute since i started optimizing my Kubuntu for a faster boot-up time.
below is my boot chart: