about linux, linuxbios and bootup times
Ronald G. Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Sep 10 11:11:01 CEST 2004
On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Dave Aubin wrote:
> FYI: I've heard a bproc setup gets going in about 10 seconds from power
> on to running.
> 1. Linux bios configures the MB (takes about 1-2 seconds for me and my
> 2. Then it jumps to the linux kernel itself embedded on the BIOS itself
you want to copy that to ram ...
> 3. Kernel is done loading about 5 to 10 seconds later and you're at cli
yes, we used to do that. fast.
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