October 10, 2007

Get Linux Speed-Booting with an Open Bios

Author: JT Smith

On many systems, a large portion of boot time goes into providing legacy support for MS-DOS. Various projects, including LinuxBIOS and Open Firmware, are trying to replace the proprietary BIOS systems with streamlined pieces of code able to do only what is necessary to get a Linux kernel loaded and running.

Link: ibm.com/developerworks


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