Linux Startup Times [PMX:#]
rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Apr 2 11:19:01 CEST 2004
On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, yfede wrote:
> I noticed that the majority of time is taken by IDE hardware to be probed.
yes, and this time is required by the IDE standard.
> This could be done by replacing BIOS firmware with a simpler one that
> only loads kernel in ram and starts it... kinda of LILO on ROM, if you
> got what I mean. Does something like that exist?
uh, what list is this again? Oh yea, the one where we did this already,
starting 4 years ago.
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