Coreboot News Archives
A Modern Server Motherboard Is Now Supported By Coreboot/Libreboot

One of the frequent complaints about Coreboot/Libreboot when ported to new hardware (sans Chromebooks) is that it's often for rather old laptops or motherboards that are a number of years old and generally not even being still manufactured. To much pleasure, there's now a (AMD) server motherboard that's still in production and will work with Libreboot for initializing the system without requiring any proprietary blobs.

21 October 2015 - Libreboot ASUS KGPE-D16 - 2 Comments
Libreboot Now Supports The Chromebook C201

There hasn't been much modern hardware supported by Libreboot, the downstream of Coreboot that eliminates all binary blobs to be fully free software, but now the ASUS Chromebook C201 is supported by Libreboot.

12 October 2015 - Libreboot - 8 Comments
Purism Librem 13 Funded, But Will Likely Fail To Provide Freedom & Privacy

While not quite as much as the funding achieved for the Librem 15, the smaller Librem 13 crowd-funding campaign is set to close soon and has just passed its $250k USD funding goal for "a laptop that respects your rights", but there's still a lot of yet to be fulfilled hopes riding on this x86 laptop.

16 September 2015 - $250k Funding - 25 Comments
Librem 15 Rev2 To Ship With Coreboot

Following the guest post this past weekend about Purism's Librem laptop remaining "blobbed up", the crowd-funded company has put out new information.

30 July 2015 - Librem Coreboot Talk - 6 Comments
Coreboot Ported To A ~$30 AMD AM1 Motherboard

For those searching for a low-cost system/motherboard for experimenting with Coreboot, there's another new AMD motherboard that now works with Coreboot's upstream Git code. The board costs only about $30 USD and works with all modern AMD AM1 processors.

10 April 2015 - Biostar AM1ML - 20 Comments
Chromebooks Powered By The MIPS Pistachio, Linux Support Evolving

While Google Chromebooks up to this point have tended to be ARM-based along with some using low-power Atom x86 SoCs, it appears Imagination Technologies is working towards some MIPS design wins for these Internet-focused devices. Imagination has been working on MIPS improvements within Coreboot as a ChromeOS partner.

21 March 2015 - MIPS Pistachio - 10 Comments
The Binary Blobs Making Up Coreboot

While recently modern Intel hardware is negatively talked about the most when it comes to needing binary blobs / binary-only microcode to work with the open-source Coreboot, other hardware can be problematic too.

1 March 2015 - Coreboot Blobs - 16 Comments

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