[LAU] OT: linux phone?

Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org
Sun Jun 1 10:39:50 EDT 2008

On Sun, 01 Jun 2008 17:38:59 +0200
Esben Stien <b0ef at esben-stien.name> wrote:

> cdr <_ at whats-your.name> writes:
> > Some of our chips or chipsets contain proprietary firmware in flash
> > memory. For example, in GTA02 these include the Wi-Fi, GPS, and GSM
> Right. It's preferable to run free software in firmware, of course,
> but the openmoko platform is entirely free software. There is also a
> minimum to what constitutes a computer. 
> Our computers contains a shitload of proprietary firmware. It is only
> recently that you are able to buy some motherboards which are coreboot
> compatible for the BIOS.

I've been watching coreboot/linuxbios for a while now. As soon as it is
simple enough and developed enough for us ordinary users I'll be
jumping in!

Will J Godfrey

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