Subject: Re: Soekris
To: David Laight <>
From: Ronald van der Pol <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/08/2003 13:25:05
On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 11:16:55 +0100, David Laight wrote:

> > 1. The boot delay (5-sec countdown before kernel load) does not work.
> >    Soekris proceeds to load the kernel immediately, so we can't change
> >    the name of the kernel that is loaded.
> Clearly the bios doen't support the function used to implement that
> timeout....
> It could be changed to use a differnt bios call that is much more likely
> to be supported - ie the read the 18.2 Hz counter.
> If there is 'demand' I could do this.

Yes please. I have the same problem. I don't understand your proposed fix.
Could you elaborate?