[coreboot] Request for Intel Haswell info
gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 18:19:44 CEST 2014
What he said. Ron you are very right here. The rules were one to use,
and one to ,ah, hack.
Now I freely admit all I know about bringing Coreboot to the
Chromebooks is what is discussed here. But I did indeed study and
follow the earlier efforts, and doing these ports can be considered
useful and even important.
I for one would indeed want to buy a Chromebook wearing Coreboot and
Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."
On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 12:09 PM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> As always, when doing a new board, get a system that is known to work with
> coreboot and has your chipset in it. You should get several (never just
> one!) of the haswell chromebooks, build coreboot, make sure you can make it
> all work, then try the port to your board.
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 12:11 AM, David Hendricks <david.hendricks at gmail.com>
>> On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 5:50 PM, Paul Wilcox-Baker <wilcoxbaker at gmail.com>
>>> Dear coreboot,
>>> We are interested in coreboot for the Intel Haswell processors.
>>> coreboot appears to be used in the Acer C720 and HP Chromebooks
>>> that use Haswell processors. I see no reference to this processor,
>>> or to these products in the source code that I downloaded recently.
>> Are you sure? 'git grep haswell' turns up 160 references as of 931c1d.
>>> There is also no reference to these products in the "products
>>> supported" web page of coreboot.org.
>>> We are developing hardware using the Haswell processor and 82C226
>>> PCH part. How do we port coreboot to these devices? As Acer and HP
>>> have done it, it's obviously possible.
>> Start by grepping for NORTHBRIDGE_INTEL_HASWELL in the source tree.
>> Note: The following URL has a codename <--> marketing name decoder for
>>> Any advice gratefully received!
>>> Thanks, Paul.
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