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Old 05-18-2007, 10:24 AM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 12.2, 13.0, openSUSE 11.2
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BIOS check at bootup

I've noticed this on one of my computers running Slackware 11 using the kernel that, upon bootup, I receive a message stating that the "BIOS data check bypassed". The computer boots normally after this, but I was just curious about this setting. I have noticed this on other computers I have running Slackware, and wondered if this were a LILO setting or something in the computer BIOS. Thanks.
Old 05-18-2007, 11:25 AM   #2
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Check quickboot setting at your bios.
Old 06-10-2007, 03:32 AM   #3
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I get "BIOS data check passed", but have no idea what this has done or means


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