[LinuxBIOS] Boot Time

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Apr 12 17:44:56 CEST 2005

On Wed, 6 Apr 2005, Jun OKAJIMA wrote:

> I understand one of the biggest merits of LinuxBIOS is fast booting.

one of the least important. Actually the least important. It's nice but 
not the reason we wrote it.

> Then, how fast it is? The top page of the Wiki says 3 sec, 
> and "7/25/01: Dual Athlon update " issue says about 2 sec to
> boot a kernel. But this log shows it took 20 sec.
> http://www.carbotpc.com/linux/boottiming.log.txt
> It is too big difference between 2 sec and 20 sec, dont you?

seems like different hardware takes different times.


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