Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Feb 2007 16:42 UTC, submitted by Luis
GNU, GPL, Open Source "The GIGABYTE M57SLI-S4 is the first-ever desktop motherboard supported by a Free & Open Source BIOS, thanks to AMD engineer Yinghai Lu who released GPL-licensed code last month. This state-of-the-art motherboard is based on the NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI chipset and AMD's latest Socket AM2." I am not exactly a Free Software evangelist, but I am a strong proponent of open BIOS, for various reasons. Good thing, this.
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I'm excited
by jasutton on Tue 27th Feb 2007 18:58 UTC
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I'm really interested in seeing this ported to other main-stream desktop products. Just the faster boot times would be great. I just hope that it will support all the nice features on the ASUS boards, such as jumper-free FSB and multiplier settings.

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