[LinuxBIOS] LinuxBIOS from Dell

Robert Vogel vogel at ct.metrocast.net
Mon Sep 10 05:20:07 CEST 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Corey Osgood" <corey.osgood at gmail.com>
To: "Danny Piccirillo" <danny.piccirillo at gmail.com>
Cc: <linuxbios at linuxbios.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2007 11:05 PM
Subject: Re: [LinuxBIOS] LinuxBIOS from Dell

> Danny Piccirillo wrote:
>> I'm sure some of you are aware that LinuxBIOS appeared on Dell's
>> IdeaStorm website. At some point the status was set to
>> ***ACKNOWLEDGED*** by a Dell admin but has since been removed.
>> http://www.ideastorm.com/article/show/62549 Maybe we can build up
>> support for this idea again?
> Hmm, what exactly does acknowledged mean, anyways? Seems like all it
> means is, "hey, we saw it". I don't think that until we can get Windows
> Vista running on a Core 2 Duo system that dell will seriously consider
> this idea. I could be wrong, and really hope I am, as I'd love to see
> them actually help with this.
> -Corey

I can't imagine why you want Windows Vista running on a machine that you 
took the trouble to configure with LinuxBIOS.
Why would you do that ? I'm beginning to think that a LinuxBIOS machine may 
first come from embedded style boxes.
OLPC is a pretty good role model. Don't you think ?

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