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SubjectRe: Linux in a binary world... a doomsday scenario
On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 10:51:39AM +0000, Luke-Jr wrote:
> On Monday 05 December 2005 18:44, Alistair John Strachan wrote:
> > When this happens, vendors will just have to solve all the IP nonsense
> > associated with their hardware, or design hardware to be more dependent on
> > firmware so that largely open source drivers are more feasible for them.
>
> That just moves the problem. Now, there is yet even more concern that they
> should release source for the firmware.

ACPI is a demonstration why firmware is not the answer.

Ralf
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