[coreboot] [ANNOUNCE] Roda RK886EX (Rocky III+) notebook support

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Sun Jan 17 16:48:11 CET 2010

On 01/16/2010 02:09 PM, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Ladies and Gentlemen,
> coreboot® is running on a multitude of different computers, ranging from
> tiny embedded systems as small as the palm of your hand over desktop and
> server systems to super computers with thousands of nodes. However, one
> might say that in the area of mobile computers coreboot has to catch up,
> compared to its support of other devices.
> Thus, I am especially glad to announce that coresystems GmbH is
> releasing coreboot® for the Roda RK886EX a.k.a Rocky III+ notebook
> today. It's a rugged notebook, protected against shock, vibration, dust
> and humidity:
> http://www.roda-computer.com/en/products/notebooks/rocky-iii-rk886ex.html
> We have been testing various Linux distributions as well as Windows XP
> and Windows 7 booting on this nice notebook.
> I want to sincerely thank those who made this project possible with
> their funding:
> - secunet Security Networks AG
> - Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnologie (Federal
> Office for Information Security, BSI)
> A big thank you also goes to everyone who worked with coresystems on
> this project.
> Best regards,
> Stefan Reinauer
This is truly awesome Stefan!
Great Work!

This could be the beginning of a coreboot laptop frenzy :-)

Joseph Smith

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