[coreboot] BadBIOS Thoughts

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Nov 5 11:15:48 CET 2013

On Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 12:25:50PM -0600, Alex wrote:
> On 11/04/2013 11:02 AM, ron minnich wrote:
> >I don't like the situation any more than you do, but the fact is, a
> >blob free future is very unlikely unless people are willing to pay
> >more money for it. And, so far, very few organizations (save BSI!)
> >have been willing to put their money where their mouth is. Especially,
> >sadly, the free software community: given a choice between better
> >performance/lower cost and more freedom, they pick performance and
> >cost every single time -- well, save for the few of us who care.
> >
> >ron
> >
> Is there a chromebook/(laptop shipping with CB) with a backlit
> keyboard, a decent size screen, and sturdy aluminium case? I see

About the only one that would more or less come close
would be HP Chromebook 11


> chromebooks targeting either the cheapo market, or the fancy gadget
> market, but not the mainstream or rugged markets. Is this because of
> a lack in demand, or a lack in supply? I am among those that can
> reconcile with a higher cost, but not a lower performance, and I am
> looking for a new laptop, BTW.

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