[coreboot] Set Top Boxes and Linux?

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Mar 4 03:09:47 CET 2014

Hi Gregg,

Am 04.03.2014 02:43 schrieb Gregg Levine:
> Hello!
> I've not seen anything (so far) concerning the ideas of installing
> Core Boot, into a system originally designated as a Set Top box. Is
> the idea still an active one? Or did it go into hibernation?

Joseph Smith was working on this and IIRC he succeeded in having
coreboot on some settop boxes: www.settoplinux.org

He kind of disappeared from the mailing list, though. I hope he's still

> And I'm bringing this up, not just because of prior discussions, but
> because it happens I have here one of those penguins that were given
> out at the former Linux World Expo events, and it says "TV Linux
> Alliance" on its middle.

Which model?



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