[LinuxBIOS] Console debug (boot time)

Adam Talbot talbotx at comcast.net
Wed Apr 13 21:35:45 CEST 2005

Cool, all good things to know.  I will post all this information, and all 
then numbers I can get under the FAQ, when we get a running version of the 
EPIA-M code.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Smith" <smithbone at gmail.com>
To: "Adam Talbot" <talbotx at comcast.net>
Cc: <linuxbios at openbios.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 10:56 AM
Subject: Re: [LinuxBIOS] Console debug (boot time)

On 4/13/05, Adam Talbot <talbotx at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hummm.  So if console slows boot time, how about loading the vga bios 
> stuff.
> Does this slow down the overall boot time of linux bios?
> -Adam

Yep.  Its got run the factory vgabios which has a lot of delays in it
and writeing to video memory is slow in general although no where near
as slow as writeing to the serial port.

Richard A. Smith

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