We believed faster startup times could be achieved through streamlining the boot process
, and our many years of UEFI BIOS experience proved crucial toward accomplishing this goal, "said Barry Doong, Vice President of the Software and Drivers Group at Insyde Software.
This release includes the premiere of a new graphical boot system called Plymouth, designed to speed up the boot process
by taking advantage of a new kernel mode setting feature.
HyperRAM memory is ideal for SoCs with limited RAM and provides a scalable solution for extending fast read and write operations externally, allowing fast delivery of high-resolution graphics in the early part of the boot process
for automotive, industrial and IoT applications.
The Matasano report goes on to state that its security experts could identify "no architectural flaws that would allow for the injection of foreign code in to the SourceT system", and "methods which would directly lead to privilege escalation, or allow a remote attacker to alter the boot process
, were also not identified.
Systemd can manage the entire boot process
, and it allows starting services in parallel, which means more work can be done concurrently at system startup.
Our expanded partnership continues to reduce the total cost of IT ownership by maximizing consolidation of server resources and simplifying management by centralizing the boot process
The ensuing tight integration with Windows results in a "secure operating system" that protects data from the boot process
Without a secure boot process
, code executing on any embedded system is by definition untrusted.
Secure boot requires the operating system to be digitally signed to protect malware from infecting the boot process