LinuxBIOS Bootup

Peter Lister P.Lister at
Fri Aug 30 11:20:00 CEST 2002

> - All booting under LinuxBIOS will load standalone executables
>   that do not need BIOS calls to access the hardware

There's one important thing missing (though it's implied), which is that
LinuxBIOS must *initialise* all the system hardware, as well as
providing methods for using it.

This is a step that most people don't see. My observation that this is
what actually takes up much of the time (it certainly seems to create a
lot of traffic on the list).

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