If you’re anything like me, managing the data that is produced by our modern lifestyles is a chore. I’m the designated archival person in the family and as such I’m always looking for better ways to manage the huge volumes of data, from family photos and video to all of my music which I’ve digitized from my huge personal CD library.
I recently had the opportunity to purchase a pristine Novena desktop system. For those who aren’t aware, Novena is a Freescale i.mx6 based open-hardware computing platform which began shipping in 2015.
As we all settle down into the new norm of being housebound during this global epidemic, it’s given the opportunity to work on projects which would have remained on the back burner for an indefinite period.
Well today it’s going to be a short one. For those of you out there who are like me and enjoy watching systems boot, I’ve recorded this brief (~3 minutes) bootup sequence of a dual-socket POWER9 based system.