[coreboot] A new, modern coreboot long-term support laptop
mr.nuke.me at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 20:09:43 CET 2014
On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 07:51:33 PM Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * 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
[mrnuke at nukelap sltest]$ git clone
Cloning into 'coreboot'...
remote: Sending approximately 35.98 MiB ...
remote: Counting objects: 13722, done
remote: Finding sources: 100% (813/813)
remote: Total 154664 (delta 127716), reused 154474 (delta 127716)
Receiving objects: 100% (154664/154664), 34.77 MiB | 1.16 MiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (128150/128150), done.
Checking connectivity... done.
Checking out files: 100% (10717/10717), done.
[mrnuke at nukelap sltest]$ cd coreboot/
[mrnuke at nukelap coreboot]$ git checkout
ff1f4757e4bd35a6b72018d0982b5e2bec89a1bb -b found_it
fatal: reference is not a tree: ff1f4757e4bd35a6b72018d0982b5e2bec89a1bb
[mrnuke at nukelap coreboot]$
You didn't check the hash, did you?
> > 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
There's already been more action in the last few days than in the last few
years. We've rounded up a first batch of candidates, got interested people
pledging coding effort, and even a pledge for financial support. We got some
of the libreboot guys excited about this. As long as we don't slack and lose
momentum, we're on the right track.
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