[coreboot] Coreboot on Acer Aspire 5100

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Mon May 11 15:56:40 CEST 2009


On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 06:12:06PM -0500, Jav wrote:
> Hi everyone, I'm really interested on your project, I was trying to figure
> out if I can flash my laptop with your coreboot but I couldn't find my
> motherboard on your compatibility list. I have an Acer Aspire 5100 with AMD
> Turion X2 64 and an Ati Radeon Xpress 1100 chipset. I would apreciate your
> help.

Hi, sorry but coreboot doesn't yet support laptops, as they're a lot
harder to support than desktop PCs, among other things because of the
Embedded Controller (EC) in laptops, and because of general lack of
documentation and datasheets in this area.

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