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Date:      Sun, 21 Mar 2021 11:29:31 -0600
From:      "@lbutlr" <kremels@kreme.com>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: OS to replace FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <E0307AB0-9A91-4E66-9DAA-9F44BEC25A91@kreme.com>
In-Reply-To: <20210321181755.03d51ec9@archlinux>
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> On 21 Mar 2021, at 11:17, Ralf Mardorf <ralf-mardorf@riseup.net> =
wrote:
>=20
> On Sun, 21 Mar 2021 10:48:59 -0600, @lbutlr wrote:
>> I am almost 100% positive this machine does not have BIOS at all;
>> modern Intel machines do not
>=20
> To me "BIOS" nowadays is a word for what ever thingy shows up after
> pushing the Del key or what ever key else, after turning on the
> computer, to get into the thingy.

That's fine if you are only talking to people who share your same idea, =
but UEFI is not BIOS in very important ways, so calling it BIOS will =
lead to confusion, and it can make trouble-shooting far more difficult =
if you are trying to tell someone what to do in BIOS which may simply =
not be possible in UEFI, or vice versa.

--=20
I think we need to send some time apart so we know what's real and =
what's fox.




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