[LinuxBIOS] Names names.. [was: Linux vs. Open?]

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 14:18:33 CET 2005

> pretty good, "mainboard firmware" - but then I'm back at the original
> problem; what to call the non-payload part. Core? Hardware init?

What about init phase?  The whole pre-payload is basically just a
per-subsystem init procedure.  Be it CPU, memory, pci cards, or

> Terribly sorry if anyone thinks I'm splitting hairs. I just want to
> see what ideas are out there on this.

I doubt anyone thinks that.  I'm sure that most of us are just happy
that someone _is_ thinking about these kind of things and actually
doing something.  This is exactly the type of info that a newbe needs.
 Attention to this type of stuff is what sets a good "Project" apart
from just a pile of code.

Richard A. Smith

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