[coreboot] Thoughts for call for help in Ubuntu forum

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Mon Nov 3 01:00:39 CET 2008

On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 11:47:35PM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Vincent Legoll schrieb:
>> On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 10:26 PM, Paul Menzel wrote:
>>> lately some message came to the list in reaction to the post "You can
>>> help out Coreboot!" in the Ubuntu forums
>> Is that kind of flood really useful ?
>> Is someone using it to enhance coreboot ?
> I don't think so.

Agreed. Such info posts are only useful if

 (a) the northbridge/southbridge in question are already supported, and

 (b) the reporter donates the resp. hardware to some developer to work on, or

 (c) the reporter is willing and able to test patches on their board.

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