[coreboot] Coreboot on ARM?

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Sep 29 14:13:35 CEST 2009

On 29.09.2009 13:55, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Sander wrote:
>> On the OpenMoko Freerunner one boots with 'u-boot'.
> Or Qi: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Qi
> [...]coreboot does only
> hardware initialization. After coreboot follows another component
> which takes over, and can do whatever it wants. This component is
> called the payload.

I'd say Qi is similar to coreboot+FILO without all the extra features
something like U-Boot would provide. The Qi goal was to be fast, simple
and lightweight and load Linux.
Given that coreboot is pretty PCI centric (and has no ARM port),
coreboot was not the best possible patch for OpenMoko.



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