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"Systemkennung Linux writes"
|>
|> > - Have all kernel symbols in the actual boot file. No need to shuffle
|> > around System.map and (worse) psdatabase.
|>
|> Good point because you usually don't have the appropriate psdatabase
|> at hand when booting an old kernel. Makes eg "ps axl" a mess.
|>
Wouldn't it make sense to re-build the psdatabase on reboot ?
I know at least one OS that is doing exactly this...

|> > - A standard way to run a headless machine (no video card at all) on a
|> > serial console. Find and fix the problem that some boards don't boot
|> > without a keyboard (I suspected LILO but someone said it's in
|> > setup.S).
|>
|> My board wouldn't ever boot, just wait for F1 to be pressed ...
|>
You won't have any chance to wrestle down your POST BIOS.
Either you find the hidden switch in the BIOS (CMOS ?) code -
or you'll have to live with it. Perhaps someone should design a small
keyboard replacement plug. How much electronics would this take ?

|> Ralf
|>
|>

Steffen


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