LinuxBIOS Bootup

Eric W Biederman ebiederman at
Thu Aug 29 14:03:00 CEST 2002

Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at> writes:

> On 29 Aug 2002, Eric W Biederman wrote:
> > > 1. Can LinuxBios boot from CDROM?
> > > 2. Can LinuxBios boot from a SCSI Disk?
> >
> > Yes.  But the drivers have not yet been written.
> Unless you boot linux from flash. 

Unless you use Linux as the bootloader.  Yes I agree.  That code is immature
enough to be significant.

> If booting linux from flash, the drivers
> are the linux drivers. We hope to have this demo'ed on the
> nodes in the near future.

Using Linux as the bootloader should prove interesting.

> Either way, at some point, we'll be able to boot just about anything
> without the normal BIOS in there.

That is the plan.


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