[Beowulf] reboot without passing through BIOS?
Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Thu Jul 31 06:33:19 EDT 2008
On Wed, 30 Jul 2008, David Mathog wrote:
> If one were to build nodes without ECC memory
Some years ago when I have done this, I have also instituted a
schedule of running memory tests every several weeks-months. The time
taken by these tests has made the BIOS loading time insignificant...
if time was your main reason for this question.
> Is there a way to configure a machine to reboot by having the OS
> pass control directly to the boot loader, and so skip the BIOS?
If your mainboard supports LinuxBIOS/coreboot, you could run that
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