[Soekris] BIOS Boot questions
jpollak at kivasystems.com
Wed Jan 18 23:16:53 UTC 2006
On Jan 18, 2006, at 6:01 PM, Stuart Henderson wrote:
> On 2006/01/18 17:17, Joshua ChaitinPollak wrote:
>> I'm trying to shorten the time spent in bios, Is it possible to skip
>> the ram check on bootup? I've already reduced the bootdelay to 2
>> seconds, but it still takes about 8 before LiLo starts. Is there
>> anything else I can do?
> Fastboot in comBIOS 1.28 is *very* quick.
Ok, I'll check that out.
>> If we disabled Ctrl-P, that would cause problems when we
>> next wanted to flash or pxeboot the board, but is there anything else
>> we can do?
> You could try changing the baud rate and hope that data sent in
> the packets isn't interpreted as ^P
Unfortunately, the device the soekris is connected to is already
broadcasting at a different rate: 115200. I'm leaving the Soekris
bios on the default 19200.
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