[OpenBIOS] POST speeds.

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Mar 21 20:19:06 CET 2000

On Tue, 21 Mar 2000, Alan Grimes wrote:

> I like the idea of an OpenBoot to compliant BIOS that boots quickly. But I
> must insist on a full un-abridged POST sequence! I currently run the slow RAM
> test because I have had some problems with it in the past. 

no problem. we'll have one in C. And you won't have to buy a POST card ...

> As for the P2 bootup problems, I am almost certain the problem is that you
> aren't switching on the L2 cache. Get the free intel manuals for more info. =)
> (It's probably a matter of setting some funky bit somewhere)

I'm sure you are right. I was clearing the cache disable bit but I suppose
there is more to do.


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