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This is a random list of items which would be nice to have in LinuxBIOS (or a payload).
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This is a random list of ideas for features which would be nice to have in LinuxBIOS (or a payload).
  
 
Having an item here does '''not''' mean that someone is necessarily already working on it.
 
Having an item here does '''not''' mean that someone is necessarily already working on it.
  
== TODO List ==
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== Ideas / Wishlist ==
  
* [[Flashrom]]-like payload to allow reflashing the BIOS without having to load an OS, boot from floppies or similar
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* [[Flashrom]]-like payload to allow reflashing the BIOS without having to load an OS, boot from floppies or similar.
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* Support for the NX-bit.
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* Config option for enabling/disabling HPET (high precision event timers) on all boards which have them.
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* Config option for enabling/disabling hardware virtualization.
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* Config option for enabling/disabling the TPM chip on boards which have one.
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* Busybox-style mini-payload for recovery purposes (possible already to a certain degree, but should be simplified).
 
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Revision as of 12:06, 8 June 2007

This is a random list of ideas for features which would be nice to have in LinuxBIOS (or a payload).

Having an item here does not mean that someone is necessarily already working on it.

Ideas / Wishlist

  • Flashrom-like payload to allow reflashing the BIOS without having to load an OS, boot from floppies or similar.
  • Support for the NX-bit.
  • Config option for enabling/disabling HPET (high precision event timers) on all boards which have them.
  • Config option for enabling/disabling hardware virtualization.
  • Config option for enabling/disabling the TPM chip on boards which have one.
  • Busybox-style mini-payload for recovery purposes (possible already to a certain degree, but should be simplified).
  • ...