[OpenBIOS] OpenBIOS, LinuxBIOS, FreeBIOS ???

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Jul 18 09:01:56 CEST 2005

On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Per Dalgas Jakobsen (OpenBIOS) wrote:

> 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).

This board was supported as the cool roadrunner under V1 of linuxbios. 
> 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.

boot *to linux* under linuxbios was about 5 seconds. Is that fast enough, 
or ...

> How much work would you think is needed to get it to work?

not a lot. I think hamish is close.


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