[coreboot] coreboot certified hardware
phorsyon at gmx.net
Mon Oct 4 20:23:04 CEST 2010
On Monday 04 October 2010, ron minnich wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 10:50 AM, phorsyon <phorsyon at gmx.net> wrote:
> > This certaintly has the potential to threaten a coreboot certification.
> > Even if there's no criteria now, Microsoft could add one to prevent OEMs
> > to certify for both Windows and Coreboot at the same time. When the time
> > comes for a coreboot consumer certificate some investigation on that
> > matter is needed too.
> MS told me five years ago they'd be happy to certify coreboot as long
> as we changed the name from linuxbios.
> They have nothing against coreboot in principle -- quite the contrary.
Well that's at least one thing less to care.
LinuxBIOS wasn't a good name anyway. BIOS just sounds so "legacy". ;-)
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