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* [http://www.linuxbios.org/data/lbdoc Project Book, Mangrove LinuxBios] from Mathieu Deschamps

Revision as of 19:47, 1 March 2008

This page contains information on how to get started building and installing coreboot, as well as build tutorials for various specific motherboards.

Build Tutorials

Port Guides

Here are some port guides and experiences.

Other Documentation

External articles

Papers/Articles/Slides

Breaking the Chains -- Using LinuxBIOS to Liberate Embedded x86 Processors

  • Jordan H. Crouse, Marc E. Jones, Ronald G. Minnich
  • Proceedings of the Linux Symposium, June 27th-­30th, 2007, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • [ pdf | pdf (local copy) ]

LinuxBIOS - Freedom for your motherboard

  • Alan Carvalho de Assis
  • FISL 8.0 (8th Forum Internacional de Software Livre)
  • [ pdf ]

FSF is moving towards LinuxBIOS deployment (Russian article)

FreeVGA: Architecture Independent Video Graphics Initialization for LinuxBIOS

  • Li-Ta Lo, Gregory R. Watson, Ronald G. Minnich
  • Usenix, February 25 2005 (??)
  • [ html | pdf ]

Flexibility in ROM: A Stackable Open Source BIOS

  • Adam Agnew, Adam Sulmicki, Ronald Minnich, William Arbaugh
  • USENIX 2003 Annual Technical Conference, FREENIX Track
  • [ HTML ]

Supermon: High performance monitoring for Linux clusters

LOBOS and LinuxBIOS

  • Cluster Research Brochure
  • prepared for SC 2000, November 4-10 2000
  • [ pdf ]

The Linux BIOS

LOBOS (Linux OS Boots Linux OS): Booting a Kernel in 32-bit Mode

Putting Linux on your motherboard

Look Ma, No Bios

A Framework for Using Processor Cache as RAM (CAR)

  • Eswaramoorthi Nallusamy
  • University of New Mexico
  • [ ppt | pdf]

Books

These books do not address LinuxBIOS specifically but provide background information useful for BIOS-level programming on PC hardware.