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

Darmawan Salihun darmawan.salihun at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 19:01:31 CET 2010

Wow, congratulation Stefan and to Coreboot of course.

I wonder how the embedded controller being handled in there ;-)

On 1/17/10, Joseph Smith <joe at settoplinux.org> wrote:
> 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 :-)
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> Thanks,
> Joseph Smith
> Set-Top-Linux
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