Fun Stuff

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Coreboot Developer Facts

A comprehensive (yet not necessarily complete) collection of facts about the developers of coreboot can be found on the Coreboot Developer Facts page.

Failure at scale

A BIOS gets confused in a very visible way:

Billboard bios fail.jpeg

Photo courtesy Greg Kurtzer of LBL.


What floor am I on?

An elevator in Spain:

Elevator spain.jpeg

Photo courtesy Gorka Guardiola

Confused payphone

A payphone in trouble. Taken during the LinuxBIOS summit in Hamburg, Germany in October 2006. Bonus: two coreboot hackers visible in the reflection.

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Photo by Ward Vandewege

Clipper Machine

At the Palo Alto Caltrain station

Clipper caltrain.jpeg

From Ed Swierk

Train ticket machine

Somewhere in Berlin

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BIOS Restrictions

Some BIOS do imlplement restrictions, here it will refuses to boot if it finds an internal WiFi card that is not in the vendor's whitelist.

Network card bios.jpg