Board Testing HOWTO

The wiki is being retired!

Documentation is now handled by the same processes we use for code: Add something to the Documentation/ directory in the coreboot repo, and it will be rendered to Contributions welcome!

This page gives you hints on how to test the coreboot support for your mainboard and all components present on the board.

We try to maintain one build tutorial / status page for every supported coreboot mainboard. The status table is always implemented using the status template in this wiki. A usage example is available, but you can also look at existing status pages.

For each item in the status table, this page describes how you can test the respective hardware part.



On-board hardware


IDE 3.5"

IDE 2.5"


On-board USB

Add-on slots/cards

Legacy / Super I/O

Parallel port

PC speaker



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