[SeaBIOS] Seabios

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Mon Jan 25 05:24:16 CET 2010

On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 05:24:24PM +0100, congedete at voila.fr wrote:
> Hello,
> It seems Seabios is still running after jumping to the boot sector.
> Why is the application not finalized in call_boot_entry for example
> ?  Disk operations are handled until linux or windows boots because
> Seabios is still running which is unnecessary. It slows Grub2 or
> Windows Boot Manager I think.

After jumping to the OS, SeaBIOS only runs when the OS calls it, or
one of its hardware irq handlers runs.  This is a requirement for
proper operation.

Why do you think this slows down your machine?


> Are you working on such an improvement or is it a known problem ?
> Hope this helps.
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