On Sat, 20 Dec 2003, ron minnich wrote:
here's what I would like:
- we support all things bootable that don't need a pcbios
linux, plan9, memtest, etc.
- we encourage other projects to move away from needing a bios
this is mainly xyzbsd
- we use emulation for the option roms so that PPC and other non-x86
will work (this is almost done)
a bonus: these are all architecture-independent.
- we provide (for those who want it) PCBIOS support as
And this is for legacy OSes and very architecture-dependent.