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Coreboot
Documentation note * [http://www.coreboot.org/Build_HOWTO Build and Install Instructions]
Featured category Development  +
Featured date 11 July 2012  +
Full description Coreboot is a free BIOS replacement, writeCoreboot is a free BIOS replacement, writeable to flash. It boots up the computer, then runs a payload that loads a bootlader, such as GRUB, from the preferred storage medium. The BIOS/UEFI implementation on many computers is one of the last few pieces of non-free software, and Coreboot may replace it. The list of [http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards currently supported motherboards] is growing, and Coreboot could use your help porting it to more. Note that according to the 'Secure'/Restricted Boot specifications, Microsoft-approved UEFI implementations cannot be easily replaced with firmware of a user's choice, short of using JTAG or a soldering iron., short of using JTAG or a soldering iron.
Homepage URL http://www.coreboot.org  +
IRC development http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=coreboot  +
Is GNU false  +
Last review by Andrew Engelbrecht +
Last review date 11 July 2012  +
License GPLv2 +
License verified by Andrew Engelbrecht  +
License verified date 11 July 2012  +
Name Coreboot  +
Prerequisite description gcc / g++  + , make  + , ncurses  +
Prerequisite kind Required to build  + , Required to use  +
Programming-language C  +
Resource URL http://review.coreboot.org/gitweb?p=coreboot.git;a=tree  + , http://www.coreboot.org/mailman/listinfo/coreboot  +
Resource audience Developer  +
Resource kind VCS Repository Webview  + , Mailing List Info/Archive  +
Revisionid 21,002  +
Revisiontimestamp 18 April 2014 17:33:50  +
Revisionuser User:Fchmmr +
Short description Free BIOS replacement  +
Submitted by Andrew Engelbrecht +
Submitted date 11 July 2012  +
User level advanced  +
VCS checkout command git clone http://review.coreboot.org/p/coreboot  +
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