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This page contains information on how to get started building and installing coreboot, as well as build tutorials for various specific motherboards.
 
 
 
== Build tutorials and status pages ==
 
== Build tutorials and status pages ==
  
 
* See [[:Category:Tutorials]] for the full list of build tutorials / status pages for supported boards. Note that not all boards have such a page, yet.
 
* See [[:Category:Tutorials]] for the full list of build tutorials / status pages for supported boards. Note that not all boards have such a page, yet.
  
== coreboot related documentation ==
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== coreboot v4 ==
 
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=== coreboot v4 ===
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* [http://www.openfirmware.info/data/docs/LinuxBIOS-AMD64.pdf LinuxBIOS on AMD64 (PDF)]
 
* [http://www.openfirmware.info/data/docs/LinuxBIOS-AMD64.pdf LinuxBIOS on AMD64 (PDF)]
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* [[The EPIA-M/MII]]
 
* [[The EPIA-M/MII]]
  
=== coreboot v3 (obsolete) ===
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== coreboot v3 (obsolete) ==
  
 
* [http://www.coreboot.org/images/0/0a/Newboot.pdf V3 Port Guide]
 
* [http://www.coreboot.org/images/0/0a/Newboot.pdf V3 Port Guide]
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* [[coreboot v3]]
 
* [[coreboot v3]]
  
=== coreboot v1 (obsolete) ===
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== coreboot v1 (obsolete) ==
  
 
* [[Technoland SBC 710]]
 
* [[Technoland SBC 710]]
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* [[SiS630]]
 
* [[SiS630]]
  
=== Other documentation ===
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== Other documentation ==
  
 
* [[Datasheets]]
 
* [[Datasheets]]
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* [[Reverse Engineering PCI Drivers]]
 
* [[Reverse Engineering PCI Drivers]]
 
* [[Easy projects]] (Interesting and easy tasks)
 
* [[Easy projects]] (Interesting and easy tasks)
 
== External articles ==
 
 
* [http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7170 LinuxBIOS at Four]
 
* [http://plan9.bell-labs.com/wiki/plan9/Integrating_9load_into_the_linuxbios/index.html Integrating 9load into the LinuxBIOS]
 
* [http://blog.perlplexity.org/?p=13 How to get the Iwill DK8-HTX running with LinuxBIOS]
 
  
 
== Papers/articles/slides ==
 
== Papers/articles/slides ==
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* '''FreeVGA: Architecture Independent Video Graphics Initialization for LinuxBIOS''', Li-Ta Lo, Gregory R. Watson, Ronald G. Minnich
 
* '''FreeVGA: Architecture Independent Video Graphics Initialization for LinuxBIOS''', Li-Ta Lo, Gregory R. Watson, Ronald G. Minnich
 
** Usenix, February 25 2005 (??). [ [http://www.linuxbios.org/data/vgabios/ html] | [[Media:vgabios.pdf|pdf]] ]
 
** Usenix, February 25 2005 (??). [ [http://www.linuxbios.org/data/vgabios/ html] | [[Media:vgabios.pdf|pdf]] ]
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* [http://plan9.bell-labs.com/wiki/plan9/Integrating_9load_into_the_linuxbios/index.html Integrating 9load into the LinuxBIOS]
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* '''[http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7170 LinuxBIOS at Four]''', Ronald G. Minnich
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** Linux Journal
  
 
* '''Flexibility in ROM: A Stackable Open Source BIOS''', Adam Agnew, Adam Sulmicki, Ronald Minnich, William Arbaugh
 
* '''Flexibility in ROM: A Stackable Open Source BIOS''', Adam Agnew, Adam Sulmicki, Ronald Minnich, William Arbaugh

Revision as of 17:15, 19 September 2010

Build tutorials and status pages

  • See Category:Tutorials for the full list of build tutorials / status pages for supported boards. Note that not all boards have such a page, yet.

coreboot v4

coreboot v3 (obsolete)

coreboot v1 (obsolete)

Other documentation

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 ]
  • 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, Ron Minnich, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Karen Reid, University of Toronto
  • LOBOS and LinuxBIOS, Cluster Research Brochure
    • Prepared for SC 2000, November 4-10 2000, [ pdf ]
  • Putting Linux on your motherboard, Antony Stone
  • 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.