[coreboot] Lemote Yeeloong
bari at onelabs.com
Sun Mar 15 20:16:38 CET 2009
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 11:52 AM, David Hendricks
> <david.hendricks at gmail.com <mailto:david.hendricks at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Jason Self <jason.self at gmail.com
> <mailto:jason.self at gmail.com>> wrote:
> There is a fully free software laptop with free software BIOS,
> firmware, driver, kernel, software, operating system. It is
> called Lemote Yeeloong. You can see it here:
> More pics here: http://www.sorbaioli.org/photos/lemote_yeeloong/
> and buy it here:
> www.tekmote.nl <http://www.tekmote.nl>
> The gNewSenseToMips group just ported gNewSense to the mipsel
> architecture to make it run on the Yeeloong. A forum member
> posted the output of lspci here:
> Has anyone used this? Could this be a good candidate for coreboot?
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> Neat laptop. I'd say Coreboot probably isn't the right choice,
> however, since Coreboot is mostly targeted at x86/x86-64 these days.
> I wasn't able to find where to download the firmware for this
> laptop, but it likely uses U-Boot, which is a great free firmware core.
> With or without Coreboot, it's definitely nice to see more FOSS
> friendly laptops out there!
> it is MIPS based cpu...
There are several ARM Cortex A8 SOC laptops shipping soon that use the
TI OMAP 3530
or Freescale i.MX515
Always Innovating Touch Book - to ship in late Spring, starts at $300
Freescale touts Android on ARM netbook design
They use u-boot and are almost all open source except for the powerVR
I've heard that Nokia is trying to get Imagination Technologies to open
source the libs.
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