Long delays for USB realbtx boot

Bruce M. Simpson bms at FreeBSD.org
Thu Sep 11 15:30:06 UTC 2008

Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> Bruce M Simpson wrote:
>> ...
>> During testing I noticed that whilst the images eventually boot, 
>> there is an extremely long delay before doing so, between when the 
>> BIOS reads the boot sector and when the BTX loader messages appear.

I can reproduce the boot delay condition on a crusty old A/Open MX3S 
based, socket 370 Celeron that I keep around for testing stuff like this.

[...in another thread, it's documented to have working SMBus-based mbmon 
support... but I don't have any boot media for it. grrr.]

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