LinuxBIOS instead of Dell BIOS

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at
Wed Oct 9 12:15:01 CEST 2002

On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, Billy Mullins wrote:

> What are the factors that play into whether or
> not you can use LinuxBIOS out of the box(maybe
> that is in a faq somewhere)?  For example, just
> the chipset, strange motherboard quirks, etc...

send me an lspci.

Dell has not been helpful however.

I would recommend you get the ISO at, stamp out the
CDs, and use that for your cluster. You can get a lot of advantage of our
software even without linuxbios.

> Also, what would it take, and has anyone tried
> to get a Dell PC to run LinuxBIOS?

we've tried. They were not very supportive.


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