Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th May 2012 21:38 UTC
Google In the announcement of the new Chromebook and Chromebox, I found this interesting tidbit: "And support for hardware-accelerated graphics, a built-from-scratch multi-touch trackpad and an open-source firmware stack provide a much faster and more responsive computing experience." It's the open source firmware stack that interests me. Does anybody know how extensive this is?
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RE: Coreboot?
by pgeorgi on Wed 30th May 2012 06:48 UTC in reply to "Coreboot?"
pgeorgi
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Curious about this "open source firmware stack" as well.
I'm guessing Coreboot, but is that really a "stack"?

coreboot + u-boot

coreboot only provides hardware init, so it requires something else (u-boot in this case; seabios, grub2, FILO, ... in others) to proceed.

It's not many layers, but I guess it could be called a stack.

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