Meet the experts, On open source firmware development
A team of experts discusses Slimline Open Firmware development and usage
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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: October 11, 2005
Slimline Open Firmware (SLOF) provides a largely machine-independent BIOS, illustrating what is needed to initialize and boot Linux®, a hypervisor, or any other operating system or virtualization layer on PowerPC®-based machines based on the de-facto industry Open Firmware boot standard. Join three experts as they discuss the decisions in developing SLOF and where they'd use it and provide a picture of the boot-up process under SLOF.
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