coreboot

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A Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS (firmware).

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coreboot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS (firmware) you can find in most of today's computers. The project performs just a little bit of hardware initialization and then executes a so-called payload.

Use Cases:


 * Desktop PCs, servers, clusters, thin clients
 * Clusters, high-performance computing
 * Embedded solutions, STBs/HTPC, appliances, terminals
 * No-moving-parts solutions (ROM chip as "disk")
 * Non-standard scenarios (e.g. FPGA in Opteron socket)
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Last updated on June 1st, 2011

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