[LinuxBIOS] Fallback checking normal
stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Mar 27 13:57:05 CEST 2007
* Thomas Ekstrand <thomas.ekstrand at gmail.com> [070327 10:25]:
> > > I'm wondering wether the fallback ever checks the normal image to see
> > > if it is ok before jumping to it?
> > LinuxBIOSv3 will do this.
> Is there a date set for LinuxBIOSv3?
the current version can be downloaded from
> > > How is LinuxBIOS support for:
> > > SMBIOS
> > > SMI
> > LinuxBIOS does "support" having those (ie. it does not
> > prevent them) but does not implement any system management
> > functionality, as it is not needed (and even discouraged) to
> > have them. What do you need them for?
> Donno, just checking things out! :)
> I'm doing a technical report on LinuxBIOS as part of a school project.
> Maybe it can be of some use in the documenation or something?
> I will say that I'm no expert so it's basically a summary of what you
> can find on the internet. but still...
I think LinuxBIOS can greatly use this. We're still not exactly
successfully conveying what LinuxBIOS is to our potential users. Any
step towards that helps.
> > > Vmware
> > Some people on this list have been working on vmware support.
> > See the web archive.
> Is there a search engine for the archive?
> It's kinda hard to know which month to look at :)
google. Add the string "site:linuxbios.org/pipermail" to your search
string and you will only search the linuxbios mailing list archives.
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