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[SD] AMD To Support Coreboot On All Upcoming Processors.

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http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/1...ing-Processors

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AMD has just announced that they will be supporting Coreboot (previously LinuxBIOS) on all upcoming processors." That means a flexible Free software BIOS replacement with a nice list of benefits.
Great success!
Looks like I might go AMD!
post #2 of 48
Now that does sound like something cool.

AMD is flirting with the Open community You know this will go over real well.
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Paint me as ignorant but what exactly is Coreboot?
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
Paint me as ignorant but what exactly is Coreboot?
Example:
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Fast boot times (3 seconds from power-on to Linux console)
http://www.coreboot.org/Benefits
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That sounds pretty sweet!

Do you have any links to coreboot actually being implemented on a system? I would really like to read about it more.
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AMD!!!


Edited by Behemoth777 - 5/9/11 at 10:12am
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^ THIS!!! Most definitely. I have most of my cpu loop due in tomorrow. The final bits & pieces by Friday. Still haz 2 wait 4 nu board & cpu
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Can't wait like another month for Bulldozer..!!!!!!!! ARGH! HURRY UP AMD!
    
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^ ha. AMD is hitting it big. More interesting then anything coming from Intel these days.
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How about putting enough memory on the cpu to store a whole operating system?
 
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