This should whet your appetite for the 3-day linuxbios summit Oct. 11,
2005 in santa fe!
For more information, http://lacsi.rice.edu/symposium/
Title: AMD's Roadmap for Free Firmware (as in Beer)
Speaker: Rich Brunner, AMD Fellow
Abstract: This will be a discussion of the upcoming AMD Processor
roadmap, AMD plans for supporting LinuxBIOS, and AMD's
directions for the future of firmware.
Richard A. Brunner is the Software Architect for Advanced Micro
Devices' AMD64 Architecture. He is an AMD fellow and is responsible
for driving the technical direction of AMD's AMD64 software strategy
for operating systems, device drivers, compilers, libraries, OS/firmware
interaction, performance optimizations, and 3rd party tools. Richard
led AMD's initial involvement into the Unified Extensible Firmware
Interface (UEFI) forum.
Richard holds a Masters of Science degree in Computer Engineering from
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree in
Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. He holds
patents in computer architecture and has presented
extensively including Hot Chips, Siggraph, WinHec,
Linux Kernel Summit, Linux World, Ottawa Linux Symposium.