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Old 02-03-2012, 11:35 PM   #1
mathman48
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Question Coreboot for Gateway ewssential 550


Hi,
I want to know if coreboot is an better opensource alternative to the BIOS on a Gateway Essential 550 with 320 MB of RAM. It is currently running Lubuntu oneiric. Any better alternatives if possible?

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Old 02-04-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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Any reason you want to attempt such a thing?

This even assumes you have an electrically erasable chip.

It would be a gamble in any case. If it did work you might gain some features but you might loose some too. Unless this computer can be thrown away I doubt you should attempt it. The idea of open bios has been out there for decades. Not really popular.

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