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Everyone's free Linux: DeviceVM's Splashtop

Jan 06, 2009, 16:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Splashtop does this by launching from a Core Engine. This is an embedded "proprietary real-time operating environment" within the BIOS. Splashtop Linux lives in the motherboard's 512MB flash memory firmware. Here, you'll find not only Linux and the required drivers and networking tools the computer needs, but an assortment of useful road warrior programs. Splashtop can be up and working even before your hard drive ramps up to speed."

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