[coreboot] coreboot 4.5 release notes

Mike Banon mikebdp2 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 20:21:47 CEST 2016

Coreboot 4.5 has been released quietly two days ago
(http://www.coreboot.org/downloads.html) , but we haven't seen the
release notes yet - either at http://blogs.coreboot.org/ or

According to http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards page, so
far the following systems have been successfully tested with this

* Lenovo G505S - http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards#lenovo.2Fg505s
* Lenovo X201 - http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards#lenovo.2Fx201
* Lenovo X220 - http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards#lenovo.2Fx220
* ASUS KGPE-D16 - http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards#asus.2Fkgpe-d16
* ASROCK E350M1 - http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards#asrock.2Fe350m1
* Google ( Acer ) C720 Chromebook -
* Emulation QEMU x86 q35/ich9 -

These successful test reports have been submitted after the quoted
Martin Roth's message below. Cheers!

On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 6:44 PM, Martin Roth <gaumless at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
>  We're coming up on our next coreboot release.  We'd like to get the
> release done around the middle of October, but if there are issues in
> flight, we can delay it a bit.  The release will absolutely happen before
> end of the month.
> If anyone is working on major changes that will affect all of coreboot, I'd
> request that they hold off until after the release so we have time to
> stabilize before the release.
> Please test platforms that you're interested in now, and as we get closer
> to the release.  I'll create a list of validated platforms to include in
> the release notes, so if you want your favorite platform listed as having
> been tested in the release notes, please test it now, and post it to the
> board_status tracker.  I'll release updated documentation for running
> board_status in the next few days.
> We've got a number of outstanding issues right now, both on the coreboot
> issue tracker, and in coverity.  Please take a moment to look over these
> issues and if there are any in an area that you think you can fix, please
> take a swing at them.

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