[OpenBIOS] OpenBIOS, LinuxBIOS, FreeBIOS ???

Markus Boas ryven at gmx.de
Mon Jul 18 13:56:34 CEST 2005

Am Montag 18 Juli 2005 11:54 schrieb Per Dalgas Jakobsen (OpenBIOS):
> Hi all,
> General question:
> I have been googling OpenBIOS, LinuxBIOS and FreeBIOS a bit, but I'm a
> little confused about the connection between them. Perhaps someone can
> clarify this for me?
> Specific questions:
> I have a Lippert Cool RoadRunner II (CRR2) board, consisting of a
> National Geode (GX1), a CX5530 and a 256KB Flash BIOS. It is set-up with
> a compact flash card (connected to the primary EIDE on the board).
> I would like it to boot up directly into Linux or RTEMS (*fast*). With
> the current BIOS, I have boot-time (reset to bootloader start) of approx
> 6 seconds.
> Any recommendations?
> Should I stick with the current BIOS? Should I use one or the other
> Linux-/Open-/Free-BIOS?
> Any experience with this chipset-combination?
> How much work would you think is needed to get it to work?
> Thanks
> ~Per

If I know, thought Boards use a hardcodes bootloader, like jamon or same 
simular. By the way, 6 s are fast. 


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