Difference between revisions of "Firmware Comparison"

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== coreboot ==
 
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== FreeBIOS ==
 
== FreeBIOS ==

Revision as of 09:48, 26 March 2010

This is work in progress!

There are a lot of (Free Software, as well as proprietary) firmware implementations available these days, which can be very confusing. This page tries to give an overview.

coreboot

License: GPLv2

FreeBIOS

This project is dead and was merged into coreboot. Use coreboot instead.

OpenBIOS

Open Firmware IEEE 1275-1994 implementation. Kernel and some modules are written in C. Large parts of the code base is written in Forth. License: GPL

OpenFirmware

SmartFirmware

OpenBoot

U-Boot

EFI

UEFI

GNUFI

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