[coreboot] HP Chromebook 14 (Falco)

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sat Feb 8 23:06:10 CET 2014

On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 2:01 PM, Gregg Levine <gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Once when trying to build a kernel that was closer to the term unique
> rather then the generic one that normally traveled with one of my
> systems, I came across references to certain items that had Google's
> fingerprints on it. I asked about it here, and sure enough the
> response was that it was invented for the Google servers, and was sent
> as contribution to the Linux Kernel community.

Which pretty much makes my point; that code was doubtless in use for
quite some time before release.

It's the way it works, not just at Google. Companies develop and
perfect this stuff, and release comes later, and upstreaming is never
a small effort.


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