"Intel's Open-Source Technology Center is involved with a number
of open-source Linux projects such as Threading Building Blocks,
Moblin, PowerTOP, and the X.Org graphics driver. Intel also has
vested interests in numerous other projects such as Xen and KVM.
One of Intel's lesser-known projects, however, is the Linux-ready
Firmware Developer Kit. The Linux-ready Firmware Developer Kit is a
bootable CD that analyzes the BIOS or EFI on the test system to see
how well it's able to work with Linux and what features are
supported via the firmware. The primary purpose of this kit is for
use by firmware developers, but it's also able to aide end-users in
determining what BIOS features on their system will work with
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