[LinuxBIOS] booting without vga
rogelio.serrano at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 18:12:21 CEST 2006
On 8/25/06, Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> wrote:
> Rogelio Serrano wrote:
> > hah! this is another argument for ogp. i have to start studying fpgas
> > now. i need an open graphics card that boots at a fraction of the
> > speed of current cards and boots straight into framebuffer mode.
> this is part of a bigger issue. I am thinking of starting a project
> called System Libre (a take on software libre) which would be open from
> the ground up. This is a response to many bad trends in our business,
> where the systems are gradually getting locked up (xbox, EFI, etc.) and
> we can't do much with them. So I like your idea.
I would like to help with that too.
The open graphics project is doing the same thing for graphics cards.
things i hate about my linux pc:
1. it takes more than a second to boot up
2. keeps asking about filenames and directories
3. does not remember what i was working on yesterday
4. does not remember all the changes i have ever made
5.cannot figure out necessary settings by itself
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