Welcome to coreboot

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coreboot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS (firmware) you can find in most of today's computers. It performs just a little bit of hardware initialization and then executes a so-called payload.

We currently support 212 different mainboards.

  • 100% Free Software (GPL), no royalties, no license fees!
  • Fast boot times (3 seconds to Linux console)
  • Supports many mainboards, chipsets, and payloads

  • Desktop PCs and servers
  • Clusters
  • Embedded solutions

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About
Find out more about coreboot.
Press | Logo | History | Screenshots/Videos | Contributors | Sponsors | Products | Clusters | Vendors

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Developers
Get involved! Help us make coreboot better.
Development Guidelines | Developer Manual | Doxygen | Browse Source | GSoC | SerialICE

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Status
Find out whether your hardware is already supported.
Supported Boards | Supported Chipsets | Build Status

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Related Tools
Tools and libraries related to coreboot.
Flashrom | Superiotool | Nvramtool | Buildrom | Mkelfimage | Inteltool | Msrtool | Ectool | Hardware tools

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Getting Started
Download coreboot and get started.
Build HOWTO | Downloads | Documentation | Board Tutorials | QEMU | AMD SimNow

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Support
Learn how to contact us and find help and support.
FAQ | Mailinglist | IRC | Issue Tracker | Glossary | coreboot v2 Options


News


Upcoming Events

  • 2009/12/27: coreboot presentation at 26C3 in Berlin