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Re: IDEA: Shortening boot-time



On mar, 2004-07-27 at 08:06 -0400, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 01:59:43PM +0200, Florian Schirmer wrote:
> > That sounds broken to me. IMHO the interactive stuff (fsck, interactive 
> > startup) should be invoked as early as possible so that we still have 
> > the BIOS provided HID emulation. Otherwise a corrupted fs/usb host 
> > driver may render the system useless.
> 
> Not all systems use BIOS HID emulation and on some of them we actually
> have to turn it off because it doesn't work properly

The problem with no BIOS HID emulation being bootloader control. Or do
the latest Lilo/Grub incarnations understand HID input ?

Regards,

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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