[LinuxBIOS] From slashdot - a company possibly using linuxbios.

Robert Vogel vogel at ct.metrocast.net
Fri Nov 16 17:43:30 CET 2007

Well...yes there is a reason the GA-M57SLI doesn't really work for me. To 
see why take a look at Ward's tutorial at

The obstacles are obvious from the tutorial.

If somebody could make these modifications and ship me a working board, I 
could reimburse them for their trouble.

Anyone like to quote me a price for this service ?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Corey Osgood" <corey.osgood at gmail.com>
To: "Robert Vogel" <vogel at ct.metrocast.net>
Cc: "ron minnich" <rminnich at gmail.com>; "LinuxBIOS mailinglist" 
<linuxbios at linuxbios.org>; "Janek Kozicki" <janek_listy at wp.pl>
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 11:19 PM
Subject: Re: [LinuxBIOS] From slashdot - a company possibly using linuxbios.

> Robert Vogel wrote:
>> I'm catching up on my reading, so there has been some delay since the 
>> last
>> post to this thread.
>> One of the reasons why the LinuxBios project seems so large is that it
>> attempts to satisfy the requirements of many different mother boards. 
>> Yet,
>> it has not come up with a machine that is easily available. I don't see
>> anything close to a desktop machine for the consumer yet.
> Gigabyte GA-M57SLI??? Is there some reason it doesn't fit your 
> requirements?
> -Corey
>> Is there a good reason why a single, perhaps custom, motherboard running
>> LinuxBios would not be sufficient for, say, most desktop users ?
>> The chipset could be selected so that there are no hiding places. If the
>> Bios itself is socketed and replaceable, why should it not be a device 
>> that
>> could be instantly on ?
>> Ideally, an independent organization such as the FSF might certify a 
>> machine
>> that is completely open...and therefore trustworthy. It wouldn't need to 
>> be
>> backwards compatible with DOS nor would it run windows. It could skip
>> cutting-edge graphics so that there should be no NDAs. Is that possible ?
>> Thoughts ?
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