[coreboot] Mail from a student who wants to apply for coreboot GSoC project

Hamo hamo.by at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 05:06:55 CEST 2011

> I don't know much and can't speak for coreboot, but have you looked
> at free bootloaders for ARM ? I thought coreboot was centered in x86
> because it was a popular arquitecure and it usually lacks free firmware,
> while ARM or MIPS are most often used with free bootloaders already.
> Might it be better to add PCIe (if not present) to one of those, say U-boot
> or something ?
> What would be the advantages of porting coreboot to ARM ?
All of the free bootloaders now are focus on embedded systems, but
with the development of ARM architecture, it will not only be used on
embedded systems but also servers and low power consumption PCs. So we
need a full-function bootloader for them.

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