[OpenBIOS] RES: Support to Athom E6xx processor

Tarl Neustaedter tarl-b2 at tarl.net
Thu Jun 14 22:50:43 CEST 2012

On 2012-Jun-14 16:41 , Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 05:29:51PM -0300, Paulo Roberto Faria de Almeida Luz wrote:
>> The intention is not to use a BIOS from AMI for instance.
> Then I think you are looking for CoreBoot.  That does not currently
> support that particular atom (it does support some of the older z5xx
> models with the us15w chipset.)
> Coreboot is what used to be called linuxbios.  You could then use
> openfirmware on top of that as the interface.
> I could be wrong, perhaps openfirmware is enough (apparently on the OLPC
> that is in fact the case).

It can be. Depends on how much initialization you are willing to do in 
OpenFirmware and how much support for Windows you have to provide. In 
the case of OneLaptop, the whole point of using OpenFirmware was to be 
able to fit in a much smaller prom, so the hard work was done to 
intialize the system in OpenFirmware.

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