[coreboot] Funny Intel observation

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Jun 19 14:37:38 CEST 2009

On Fri, 19 Jun 2009 01:08:38 -0400, Joseph Smith <joe at settoplinux.org>
> I've been making some funny observations lately, and I thought I would
> share. It is funny how Intel tries to keep of things secret, but on the
> same hand they go crazy patenting everything they get their hands on. I
> bet
> if you add up a the companies by patent, Intel would win by far. Anyways
> find this funny because patents are public records. Very dry reading but
> helps alot. Lately I have been finding more info on patents than
> datasheets. How sad is that.
> Anyways I have discovered through patents the correct way to calculate
> Buffer Strength on Intel i8xx chipsets. Patch is coming soon.
Hmm, the patent I was looking at does not cover the full Buffer Strength
process, it just simply mentions it.
Joseph Smith

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