[LinuxBIOS] USB booting in LinuxBIOS

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Fri Nov 30 04:00:11 CET 2007

On 30/11/07 03:33 +0100, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> [New thread]
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 08:25:32PM -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> > That said, here in the OLPC offices we have still have periodic pain 
> > involved with USB booting.  A lot of usb sticks are just trash.  The 
> > generic case requires up to several seconds of delay before you can access 
> > them.
> I'm curious, what do you use for USB booting? Is it suitable for
> generic LinuxBIOS use, too? Both FILO and Etherboot seem pretty broken
> wrt USB at the moment, GRUB2 doesn't have support at all AFAIK.

They use OFW.


Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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