Linux laptop... news.

Rainer Peter Feller rainer at maren.desy.de
Thu Feb 27 10:27:48 PST 2003


On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Ian Molton wrote:

> I'd like to avoid the current PC nightmare 'must have a BIOS that can
> boot off anything'.
>
> At *most* there will be two boot media.
>
> 1) The internal flash (4MBytes *minimum*, probably 16MB)
>
> 2) A flashcard, what kind depending on the eventual board and case
> layout.
>
> There will also be a serial console that can be used to program flash if
> you really balls things up.
>
> booting from HDD, USB dongle, or anything else *wont* happen. Theres no
> point.
>
> as long as you can program the flash, and rescue it on a ballsup, thats
> all you need, and simple is *good*.

totally agreement, one remoable bootmedia is enough! :-)

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CUH Rainer Peter Feller
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