[LinuxBIOS] Bochs is too slow while loading the Linux

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Wed Nov 30 15:59:06 CET 2005

Kalyankumar, Sanagavarapu (IE10) wrote:
> Sir,
>     I am using freebios to load Linux on SC2200 (GEODE platform).
>     I am using Bochs for the interrupt callback support.
>     LinuxBIOS loads Bochs into the RAM and gives control to it
>    Bochs in turn loads Linux.
>     Linux kernel size is around 512 MB.
>     Bochs is taking around 12 sec to load Linux which is unacceptable as 
> per as system requirements.
>     Bochs itself is too slow in executing the things.
>     I observed that it is around 20 times slow than LinuxBIOS which is 
> executing before Bochs.
>     Please help me in fixing this problem.
> Thanks in advance
> Regards,
> Kalyan.

why on earth are you using bochs to load linux? that is totally unnecessary.


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