[LinuxBIOS] Names names.. [was: Linux vs. Open?]

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Wed Mar 16 22:57:27 CET 2005

* Ronald G. Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> [050315 16:46]:
> yeah. I still think long term I want linux in there. The Intel EFI guys 
> beat up on me a lot about this -- "LinuxBIOS has no API". 
> My response was, "of course it does -- it's called the linux system call 
> layer". 
> But it's harder to make that case when there's no linux in there ...

OpenBIOS is such an API. And it is an API created after an industry
proven standard, not some proprietary monopoly game punching IEEE1275
with a big "NIH" ;-)

Well, if it only were complete...


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