[coreboot] So, you want to try coreboot? Here are a few hints

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 21:19:42 CEST 2014

And a little warning here. This is the PC business, and the version
control on hardware is just terrible.

So, you may have a board called the blackrock m23551-rev 3/Z, and
somebody else may have the blackrock m23551-rev 3/Z, and they may be
utterly different, because you bought yours on a saturday and they
bought theirs on a friday; or at least different enough that their
coreboot image won't work on your board. I'm actually not

It's quite amazing that this is accepted practice in the PC world, but it is.

You typically need to dig deeper than just the product name. Ah, joy.



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