Subject: RE: Changing to NetBSD
To: Christian Baer <>
From: De Zeurkous <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/28/2007 14:28:03

On Sun, October 28, 2007 13:17, Christian Baer wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Oct 2007 16:36:39 +0100 (BST) David Brownlee wrote:
> I have no clue as to why a BIOS or a northbridge is designed with
> limitations like these. The cost-savings may be there, but they are
> certainly too small to really bother with. But these limitations go all
> through computer history.

Forced market segmentation. Surely, they wouldn't sell as much of their
'PREMIUM QUALITY(C)${vendor}' stuff if lower-priced products are at the
very least adequate?


De Zeurkous

Friggin' Machines!

> Regards,
> Chris