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LinuxDevices: Flexible ARM9 SBC Boots Linux in 1.69 Seconds

Aug 29, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Technologic Systems is offering a freely downloadable, Debian-based Linux OS image said to boot from an SD card in less than two seconds, on the company's ARM9-based SBC (single-board computer). The TS-7300 SBC targets embedded applications requiring 'extreme design security, flexibility, and reliability,' according to the company.

"Technologic offers a freely downloadable, 66MB (compressed) Linux kernel and Debian filesystem image for the TS-7300 that is suitable for writing onto SD cards 256MB or larger. The image includes 'software optimizations,' Technologic says, including 'kernel tweaks, initrd tweaks, and a few tweaks inside the Debian filesystem itself...'"

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