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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#46 closed task (fixed)

Clarify LinuxBIOS vs. OpenBIOS vs. Open Firmware vs. EFI vs. GNUFI etc.

Reported by: uwe Owned by: somebody
Priority: critical Milestone: Going mainstream
Component: wiki/website/tracker Keywords:
Cc: Dependencies:
Patch Status: there is no patch

Description

There seems to be a lot of confusion about LinuxBIOS itself in the "general public", but also when it comes to comparing LinuxBIOS to similar projects and systems, e.g. OpenBIOS, Open Firmware, EFI, GNUFI, uboot, etc. etc.

We should have an easily understandable (for non-techsavvy people) entry in the FAQ which outlines what all those projects are about, their goals, pros, and cons.

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comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by uwe

  • version v2 deleted

A wiki page has been started at http://linuxbios.org/Firmware_Comparison.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by stepan

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

We have not had anyone confusing the projects in quite a while, so apparently this became good enough. Closing.

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