[coreboot] Is it possible to flash coreboot with proprietary vendor tools?

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Wed Nov 4 20:25:05 CET 2015

Iru Cai wrote:
> Can I use proprietary vendor tools like winflash or a vendor BIOS
> update disk to flash coreboot?

In general no.

> I don't think it possible but I can't find a reason to explain,

Vendor tools try to ensure that you will only flash an image which is
known by the vendor to be compatible with the mainboard. That usually
means only vendor BIOS images.

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