[LinuxBIOS] ECS top hat flash - dual-bios-circuit useable elsewhere ?

Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Mon Apr 30 01:38:19 CEST 2007

On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 07:19:14PM -0400, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 12:12:41AM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> > The big money win is when LinuxBIOS is the default and the other
> > one is blank, then the board will cost $10-$15 less. (License fee
> > Gigabyte pays for the Phoenix BIOS.)
> ? Are you saying the per-board royalty is *that* much? I thought it
> was about 10% of that - $1 or $2?

I don't know how much Gigabyte pays, maybe they have a good deal with
Phoenix, maybe Phoenix charges less, but another BIOS vendor charged
$15 regardless of volume. I was shocked too.


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