[coreboot] Intel rumers spreading??

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Tue Jul 1 04:35:00 CEST 2008

On Tue, 01 Jul 2008 04:16:55 +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 01.07.2008 03:51, Joseph Smith wrote:
>> On Mon, 30 Jun 2008 15:14:40 -0600, Jordan Crouse wrote:
>>> and it will result in even more upset feelings then if we just told
> them
>>> right off the bat that they are asking for something that probably
> isn't
>>> going to happen.
>> Agreed. But when someone asks If we support Intel hardware, telling them
>> "no we don't go away" so to speak, do you expect a positive reaction?
> No,
>> If someone said that to me I wouldn't even bother and just look for
> another
>> bios solution and maybe even have a few comments about the group that
>> didn't even bother, or offer help.
> How about the following statement:
> "We are supporting quite a few Intel CPUs and chipsets, but datasheets
> for newer Intel chipsets are very difficult to get. If you have a good
> business case, you can always try to convince Intel to release the
> datasheets for the chipset you are using. The coreboot team would be
> delighted to see that happen. Once we have the docs, we can help you
> port coreboot to these chipsets."
I like it, you hit the nail right on the head Carl-Daniel :-)

Joseph Smith

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