Originally Posted by Gergith
Potentially, but I REALLY wouldn't advise this...As it is it adds a bit of noticeable lag, so I wouldn't recommend more. Specifically both boot time and going into sleep mode. Coming out of sleep mode is normal speed oddly.
Not odd at all - typical linux behaviour. When you start from power-off, it's booting and needs to run fsck (file system check) on the partitions - the bigger they are, the longer it takes, though normally it doesn't have to do a full check.