[Arm-netbook] Cost of pre-production prototypes?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Thu Oct 12 03:47:37 BST 2017

On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 3:10 AM, Jonathan Frederickson
<silverskullpsu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  if it's ok with you the priority will be on people with linux kernel
>> / u-boot (etc.) experience
> Understandable, that seems to be what you need the most at this point.

 that and some extra cash.  i'm currently doing contract work which
helps.  could do with more of that, too.

>>  well, "sysadmin" to me says "clearly capable of trusting and
>> following written instructions to the letter" which surprisingly, from
>> my brother's experience as a teacher, is a rare skill: he found that
>> many of the kids just totally locked up and froze, and were literally
>> incapable of following step-by-step written instructions, even when
>> verbally prompted as to what to do.
> Previous to my current position I worked in Linux customer support,
> so... I'm unfortunately quite familiar with that behavior. :)


> Sometimes it's a result of making hidden assumptions in the
> instructions though, when you have enough experience with something
> you'll make mental leaps that someone without exposure to the material
> might not.


>> they don't... but i have some casework sets.  the primary thing to

> Sounds good to me - if you can find more people with kernel/u-boot
> experience they can jump ahead of me, but let me know if the
> prototypes aren't all accounted for and I'm in for one.


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