[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: 8 GB Limit
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: 8 GB Limit
- From: Diana Eichert <deichert_(_at_)_wrench_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 18:02:38 -0700 (MST)
On Tue, 16 Dec 2003, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> Sure, shouldn't be a problem...
> Oh wait. You're not using x86? Intel? 1982 based
> BIOS beholden to MS before changes are approved?
> Oh. Well then. Sorry.
> Now those open boot prom machines (SGI, Sparc, Apple, etc)
> and other real unix boxes shouldn't have a problem.
> "BIOS" - why do people still use that crap?
Looks like there has been some recent progress regarding an Open Source
openfirmware implemenation for i386.
Visit your host, monkey.org