Originally Posted in my BLOG.
Slackware by default takes a long time to boot. We can minimize this. I am going to write down exactly what I did, you read that and do it on your own.
First login as root using "su" and continue:
# nano /etc/lilo.conf
Write compact in the global section or uncomment it. [it's there somewhere at the top]
Next find the append line and add "quiet" at the end. My append line reads: