Subject: Re: offtopic: fast-booting pentium-class MB?
To: Jeff Rizzo <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/01/2000 19:44:18
On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Jeff Rizzo wrote:

> I'm also considering moving back to NetBSD-1.3 (I started with 1.4Y,
> and am now at 1.5_ALPHA) to see if it speeds up the boot at all.  I'll
> lose things like IDE DMA, but I don't think I really need that for
> this implementation.

	Have you hardcoded the IDE devices? You might also be able to
	reduce the wait after an IDE reset to speed things up

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