[coreboot] Modifying Coreboot to support a new processor

Dsouza, Malcolm malcolm.dsouza at igatepatni.com
Mon Aug 8 14:33:05 CEST 2011

Hi Everyone,

I trust all are in the best of health. I am planning to use Coreboot as the BIOS for the new Intel 2nd Generation Processors. However Coreboot does not support this processor or its associated chipset. To better understand the efforts needed in the respective areas, I have hence begun comparing various features present in the datasheets of the Intel chipsets Coreboot presently supports with the chipset I plan to use. Based on these findings I am trying to come to the conclusion about the areas in the code that will require modifications. Is this the right approach? Or should I try differently? Please send me your suggestions.

Thanks and Regards!

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