that old GNU/Linux argument
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 26 03:32:58 UTC 2008
> > Do you know what the BIOS actually does?
> Yep. It loads the kernel and transfers control to it. At
> times, it
> provides the kernel with essential information about the
> of the system. At times, in some cases, the kernel
> requests the BIOS
> to perform certain essential tasks. That's about it.
> Point is, if it's removed, the system won't boot
> up. Which is
> perfectly along the same lines of, if the kernel is not
> there, the
> rest of the system can't come up.
It can come up if Mr. Stallman gets his way of either LinuxBIOS
too bad there is no GNU BIOS that can do the functions of a BIOS :(
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