[OT] But important to me. Appropiate Mailing Lists ??

William Case billlinux at rogers.com
Mon Apr 17 04:00:26 UTC 2006

Thanks for the late night reply jdow

On Sun, 2006-16-04 at 20:32 -0700, jdow wrote:
> From: "William Case" <billlinux at rogers.com>

> > How does main BIOS, at this early stage, know were the auxiliary BIOSes
> > are and which ones to elbow into action  -- this is after all before PnP
> > has kicked in?
> This is the subject of many standards. There is an open source bios
> project. You may find some specific answers there. (I don't know their
> address, though.)

That maybe why I couldn't find a clear answer.  Everybody was using
fluff words to describe this part of booting.  I saw the open source
bios site a few weeks ago.  Since it didn't seem to be about my Intel
BIOS I moved on.  I'll go back and read it more carefully.

> > You know, to get a real answer I am probably going to have to slog my
> > way through the BASH source code.  Ruefully; I would have thought that
> > someone would have already done the slogging and left a nice neat
> > readable explanation for the world.  Oh well.
> Happy slogging. {o.o}

Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that you hadn't given me a 'real' answer
-- just a poor choice of words.

I'll slog, write the book, and you can publish it.  We'll split the
profits.  OK?

You see, this exchange is what I wanted to find through my original
post.  I feel guilty about using the Fedora Mailing List for topics that
are not strictly Fedora.  Yet, I have no idea were to find a platform
for the friendly exchange of information like you and I have just had
this evening.

Thanks jdow and best regards,

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