[LinuxBIOS] Distribution of binary images and Intel NDAs...

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Wed Apr 4 01:26:31 CEST 2007

On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 11:36:22AM +0000, Marcelo Coelho wrote:
> > LinuxBIOS code is licensed under the GPL, which requires the source code
> > to be made available on request. That prevents binary-only distributions.
> > Besides, what's the benefit of a binary-only LinuxBIOS over a binary-only
> > PhoenixBIOS?
> I'm not saying binary-only, just asking if it would be possible to
> _ALSO_ have a binary format available. I haven't tested LinuxBios
> because the HW that I have isn't compatible, but I believe that the
> most difficult part is the creation of those binary images.

If you just want to try out LinuxBIOS you can use QEMU:

HTH, Uwe.
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