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  • Intel's Simple Firmware Interface Being Killed Off With Linux 5.12

    Phoronix: Intel's Simple Firmware Interface Being Killed Off With Linux 5.12

    Intel's "Simple Firmware Interface" that dates back to the company's early Atom-powered mobile days is being eliminated with the in-development Linux 5.12 kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...Interface-Drop

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    It's kinda funny. I get that Intel's biggest thing is milking x86 for all it's got, but if they actually tried either of the two promising RISCs again, and put as much into it as they did Itanium, they'd doubtless have a killer product that they could pair with their other platform expertise, but they continue making these half efforts and then claiming the idea was bad when really it was their execution.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by microcode View Post
      I get that Intel's biggest thing is milking x86 for all it's got
      Specifically, milking 14nm for all it's got. :P

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