Asus ships new hi-end mobo with Linux on a chip :D
Forum: Linux and Free Software
Topic: Asus ships new hi-end mobo with Linux on a chip :D
started by: curaga
Posted by curaga on Oct. 07 2007,11:11Asus has decided to equip it's new mobo with Linux on a chip. By pressing a button you will boot into the embedded system, boot time 5 secs, and there you have Firefox 2 and Skype just to mention something.
Putting Linux to a flash chip on the mobo is not a new thing, but to me it's a great move from a company. And it's on a separate chip from the bios, not like the ones people themselves do, replacing the bios with linux.
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