Artec Group DBE62 Vendor Cooperation Score

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Availability

Artec Group DBE62 can be ordered from Artec Group.

Vendor Cooperation Score

Item Points Max Rating
#Documentation 59 80 Four-hares.png
#Hackability 9 24 Two-hares.png
#Example and support code 10 10 Five-hares.png
Total 78 114 Four-hares.png

Documentation

Score: 59/80

Item Availability Points
CPU (Geode LX)
Datasheet / register set Freely available [1] 10
BIOS programming guide NDA allowing GPL'd code 3
Errata NDA allowing GPL'd code 3
Chipset (CS5536)
Datasheet / register set Freely available [2] 10
BIOS programming guide NDA allowing GPL'd code 3
Errata Freely available [3] 10
Super I/O
Datasheet / register set Freely available [4] 10
Mainboard
Schematics Freely available [5] 10

Hackability

Score: 14/24. No soldering required to recover from a bad flash, but an LPC dongle is required.

Item Status Points
Rom chip Soldered 0
LPC header Available 9
JTAG header Yes 5

Example and support code

Artec Group actively participates in coreboot development through Mart Raudsepp (present) and Indrek Kruusa (past). They also support coreboot developers with hardware donations. Score: 10/10

Item Status Points
Example and support code Vendor provides code and makes sure it gets integrated into the coreboot tree, no NDA/license agreement required. 10

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