Multitasking during BIOS boot-up

  • US 6,401,202 B1
  • Filed: 06/18/1999
  • Issued: 06/04/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/18/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method to perform multitasking in a basic input and output system (BIOS) by a processor, the method comprising:

  • enabling interrupt signals at predetermined interrupt times;

    performing a first task in response to the interrupt signals at the interrupt times; and

    performing a second task between the successive interrupt times.

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