[coreboot] Mail from a student who wants to apply for coreboot GSoC project
Qing Pei Wang
wangqingpei at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 04:32:39 CEST 2011
Since arm based netbook/pads are getting more popular, arm system are
complicated, lots of them now should deal with pci/pcie devices, much of
them also should
support sas/sata/scsi based disks. Coreboot has a great advantage about
dealing with this.
Wang Qing Pei
On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 4:21 AM, bari <bari at onelabs.com> wrote:
> J T Dsouza wrote:
>> I want to help
>> finish the idea that porting coreboot to Marvell ARM SOC's with PCIe.
>> Can someone give me some suggestions?
>> Marvell SOCs are supported in uBoot. As are most other ARM devices
>> capable of running an OS like linux, uclinux.
> Yes, some of us are well aware of uboot and what it supports. Many of the
> coreboot developers have also been working with uboot for >10 years. The
> point of coreboot on ARM was mainly for ARM soc's featuring PCI or PCIe
> since coreboot supports PCI so well. If you look into the Qi bootloader
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Qi you might find some other reasons for
> working on alternatives for ARM init firmware.
> coreboot mailing list: coreboot at coreboot.org
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