[coreboot] Set Top Boxes and Linux?
marcj303 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 18:25:57 CET 2014
Gizmo would also make a good settop box.
On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 10:38 PM, Gregg Levine <gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nah, not that one. Ron is stressing a point that if someone, myself,
> wants to try and get coreboot running on something, instead of a six
> and seven, even eight year old hardware, or even older in some cases,
> I should target one of the Chromebox family members.
> Back about the time the fellow that Carl-Daniel mentioned brought up
> the subject, I was looking at doing that, because I needed a special
> purpose platform, for, ah, special purposes.
> Back then Linux was target limited, and even the RasPi platform hadn't
> even been envisioned. ARM was just beginning to take off, but
> platforms were scarce.
> I originally looked at one of the Geode based platforms, because it
> had several uncommitted I/O points on it, but the idea behind it
> wasn't successful.
> I only asked about them yesterday, because there's been no discussion
> whatsoever within the past few years.
> Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
> "This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:20 AM, mrnuke <mr.nuke.me at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Monday, March 03, 2014 06:05:49 PM ron minnich wrote:
>>> The new chromeboxes are pretty compelling and modern, so it's hard to see
>>> the case for those very old boxes.
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