EPIA-M startup times
nacho at estudio-verona.com
Thu May 13 15:10:01 CEST 2004
20 sec to init scripts?? Isn't it very high times? I though using linuxbios I
could get faster boot times...
El Jueves, 13 de Mayo de 2004 18:46, John Laur escribió:
> If you have VGA correctly working with LinuxBIOS (Ie you see the
> linuxbios logo on startup), then you have VGA working as best it does
> with LinuxBIOS.
> Then you can worry about the kernel. VESA Framebuffer does not work with
> EPIA-M as the VGA bios doesn't initialize the video card up to where
> vesafb can take over. You have to use viafb (part of the -epia patchset)
> to get video on the console. Make sure you have it compiled into the
> kernel and not as a module. Make sure vesafb is NOT compiled in either,
> otherwise you'll need some commandline trickery to make it work. Also,
> viafb doesn't work with bootsplash in silent mode on kernel 2.4 if you
> are using that. I have not tested with kernel 2.6.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linuxbios-admin at clustermatic.org [mailto:linuxbios-
> > admin at clustermatic.org] On Behalf Of M. Renee Hopkins
> > Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 4:58 PM
> > To: jbors at mail.ru; Linuxbios at clustermatic.org
> > Subject: RE: EPIA-M startup times
> > OK, I finally timed my ME-6000. It takes about 20 seconds to get to
> > init scripts. Even though I have the framebuffer support compiled
> > 2.6.4, the kernel doesn't ever see the vesafb device. Although the
> > kernel sees it from award bios boot.
> > I'm using Linuxbios V1, cvs 050504, filo 4.1, 2.6.4 with patches.
> > Is it possible something isn't set right in filo or LB? I have
> > option HAVE_FRAMEBUFFER=1 in linuxbios config.
> > Any help is appreciated. Thanks to all who contributed.
> > M.R.
> > >From: "Dmitry Borisov" <jbors at mail.ru>
> > >To: <Linuxbios at clustermatic.org>
> > >Subject: EPIA-M startup times
> > >Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 19:34:00 -0700
> > >
> > >Guys,
> > >Just wanted to have your estimate about startup times for EPIA-M
> > >ATM it takes about 9 secs to go to payload. 7 secs to go to splash.
> > >seems to be really high values.
> > >Does anyone can say what it would be if everything is "perfect" ?
> > >How much time at minimum the BIOS can take assuming RAM, VGA and PCI
> > >initialized properly ?
> > >
> > >If the answer would be 4 secs in ideal case, I'll invest some time to
> > >tighten it up... If 9 secs is a minimum, then...
> > >
> > >Any suggestions ?
> > >Dmitry/
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