[coreboot] Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e (1st Gen, Win10 variant)
jlewis at johnlewis.ie
Mon Mar 20 15:51:29 CET 2017
Again, I'm being Captain Vague here, but I'm fairly sure Ron/similar
have advised on the difficulty of doing something like this before - not
that it's as hard as doing a port from scratch, but that you still do
need pretty in-depth firmware/c experience to do it.
On 20/03/17 12:10, Christopher Grossarth wrote:
> Thanks for the swift reply.
> I didn't say I thought this would be easy. I know porting to a new
> board isn't a trivial task but that's what we try to do here, no?
> Do you know of a tool for extracting the EC for comparison?
> And if there are any nuts and bolts folks out there, I'd like to hear
> Struggle is my middle name.
> C. "Struggle" Grossarth
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017, 5:47 AM John Lewis <jlewis at johnlewis.ie
> <mailto:jlewis at johnlewis.ie>> wrote:
> Hi C Grossarth,
> Well, the Win variant will have a different EC for a start, so if
> you're expecting to be able to build and flash coreboot for the
> Chromebook variant with minimal changes, you will probably
> struggle. Other people will know much more what's required than I
> though - I just have reasonably high-level knowledge, not nuts and
> On 20/03/17 02:38, Christopher Grossarth wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I have been exploring coreboot, and have successfully built and
>> flashed it on a MacBook 2,1. Initially I was using Libreboot, but
>> wanted more control over the end result.
>> I bought a Lenovo ChromeBook Yoga 11e 1st Gen), but swiftly
>> returned it after I realized the product description on Lenovo's
>> page mislabeled it as having SSD and RAM modules. The ChromeBook
>> version has eMMC and soldered on RAM.
>> The Windows 10 version of the same variety (Intel Celeron N2930)
>> has a SSD and a replaceable/upgradeable RAM module.
>> The ChromeBook variant is codenamed Glimmer.
>> I would like to know what steps would be necessary to build and
>> flash coreboot onto the Win10 board.
>> Most importantly, how would I go about extracting the information
>> so that I can edit the Glimmer config overlays to reflect the
>> hardware config in the Win10 variant?
>> Many Thanks in advance,
>> C Grossarth.
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