[LinuxBIOS] [RFC] Call for Action: LinuxBIOS foundations

Joseph Smith joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Tue Aug 28 20:33:04 CEST 2007

Quoting "Nathanael D. Noblet" <nathanael at gnat.ca>:

> Uwe Hermann wrote:
>> The real problems (in my view) are:
>>  1. Lack of developers
>>  2. Lack of time
>>  3. Lack of proper datasheets (for some/many chipsets)
> I agree, but would add that #1 has a correlation to #3. I tried porting
> a board over waaay back in the v1 days. With the limited information I
> had because of #3, it never became a success. I've stayed on the list
> because I'm quite interested in this area, but without proper #3, I'm at
> a real loss as to how to proceed on any project, as I don't fully
> understand some of what is going on the lack of #3 is meaning that I
> can't actually be a developer most of the time.
> --
For me #2 is my main issue. Work & Family don't leave much time for LB:-(
If only there were 48 hours in the day I would spend the extra 24 just on LB!!

Thanks - Joe

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