[coreboot] A new, modern coreboot long-term support laptop (was: Expectations, project direction and interest of contributors)

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org
Tue Mar 25 19:51:33 CET 2014

* mrnuke <mr.nuke.me at gmail.com> [140325 08:37]:
> > > a branch containing that hash is not available publicly.
> > 
> > Baloney. Your not finding it does not mean it's not available. It means you
> > didn't look hard enough.
> > 
> I call baloney on this one. I do not have to "look hard enough". Section 3 
> defines how hard I should look. My chromebook came with no corresponding 
> source code, and no written offer for the source code. So no, I don't have to 
> jailbreak the device to get to a root shell, read the flash, dd the BIOS_STUB 
> out of there, and run cbfstool to extract the .config in order to find out I'm 
> running coreboot commit ff1f4757e4bd35a6b72018d0982b5e2bec89a1bb

> Did I mention the manufacturer (the one whose name was on the box) explicitly 
> responded to my request for source code with "we don't give that away"?

I have no idea who you were talking to, or whose name is on that box but
I don't understand why you use your uninformed complaints to point
fingers at the corporate sponsored members of this community.

> Oh yeah, can you tell us anything about the Samsung Chromebook 2?

Yeah, there's a lot of information available here: http://goo.gl/xWZXsO

> Exynos still has that annoyng BL0 blob, does it not? It's either a trade-off 
> or a trade-off. Damn!

Which is why this whole whining around is useless unless it results in


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