Difference between OpenFirmware, BIOS and EFI

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by boppin, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. boppin macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hello!

    Can someone explain me the difference between OpenFirmware, BIOS and EFI?

    And why is BIOS so bad in comparision with OpenFirmware and EFI?


    Thank you!
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    #2
    As a beginning to learning this, did you try reading about each in Wikipedia? While not the ultimate authority on anything, I find Wikipedia is a good place to start, especially when learning basics.
     

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