[OpenBIOS] Openbios rely on other lower-level firmware

Blue Swirl blauwirbel at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 08:36:53 CEST 2011

On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 1:51 AM, Jianmin Pan <dspjm1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to study the openbios project, while there is a question, I read
> that, open bios rely on other firmware, such as coreboot, in my knowledge,
> coreboot is a bios system itself, isn't there a conflict?

Coreboot is not used on Sparc and PPC, only on x86 this is possible.
Hardware init could be moved to coreboot also on Sparc/PPC but nobody
has bothered yet. This could be a nice, well-defined project and the
person doing it would gain insight to design of both projects.

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