[coreboot] Interesting (part of) article.
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Thu Dec 11 22:10:33 CET 2008
On 11.12.2008 22:02, pk wrote:
> ron minnich wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 8:33 AM, Jordan Crouse <jordan at cosmicpenguin.net> wrote:
>>> This is only my opinion, so take it as you will, but I think that the only
>>> path to success is through the vendors first, and the end users second.
>> I could not agree more.
> Although, as mentioned, Anandtech seems to have some influence with the
> vendors. They also seem to be open to alternative technologies; for
> instance, they have performed some benchmarks using gnu/linux, they have
> even tried an alternative bios (albeit on modified xbox machines):
> Just a thought: What would they think of the demos you presented at the
> google tech talk? Would it hurt to talk to them about the potentials,
> explaining the current situation?
I think a demo with a readily available board would be nice. Especially
if the demo is accompanied with ready-to-burn images.
I know that we had better benchmark results than Vendor BIOS for some
chipsets/processors, but I am not aware of any recent benchmarking.
The reason I'm kind of insisting on ready-to-burn images is that I want
Anandtech to be able to verify this on their own boards in their own lab
and to make it clear that coreboot is not just vaporware.
More information about the coreboot