[coreboot] [RFC] Netbook Support

bari bari at onelabs.com
Sat Dec 13 03:01:44 CET 2008

Corey Osgood wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 7:36 PM, bari <bari at onelabs.com 
> <mailto:bari at onelabs.com>> wrote:

> Probably the best place to start would be here: 
> http://via.com.tw/en/products/notebook/notebook.jsp

Thanks. I forgot about that link. I'll add it to the wiki.

> Find out if any of the manufacturers want to help out, if they'd be 
> willing to provide hardware, and most importantly if they use a 
> removable flash chip. I doubt any of them do, but it would really help 
> things out if they did. IMO, the most likely ones to help would be ones 
> that are already shipping linux by default, since it'd be a free upgrade 
> for their users with almost no effort and minimal cost on their behalf. 

Many of us already have netbooks or laptops with the vx800 or vx700 
chipset. Several are around ~$350, some bargains may be found for under 

Walmart still has the Everex Cloudbook (7" LCD, 30GB HD, C7 + vx700) for 

> BTW, CN700 in v3 is coming along nicely, with enough commented code 
> memtest86 runs, and I'm hoping to have linux at least attempting to boot 
> this weekend. A nettop in v3 would be awesome :D
> -Corey

Good news!


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