LinuxBIOS and Win2K

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Mon Jun 28 17:39:01 CEST 2004

"Mike Shields" <mshields at> writes:

> I know very little about LinuxBIOS other than what I have read on
>, my scans of the archive, and a short paper form Nicholus
> Andrews at Linux Labs. I was hoping to get some success stories on booting
> windows on top of LinuxBIOS, or other information I could use in my short
> presentation.

Ok there is one big advantage I forgot to mention.

- Simplicity.

When auditing and verifing code simplicity is a huge plus.  And the only
really complicated part of LinuxBIOS loading windows would be the code
that actually loads windows.  All of those ugly BIOS callbacks.


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