Coreboot Symposium 2008

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general: breaks at 10-10:30, 12-1, 3-3:30


1-2 Ron opens the meeting and discusses the last year

2-3 Stepan talks about the automated testbed, and GSOC 2007 and 2008

3-330 break

330-400 Stepan talks about - his work for various customers etc. - his recent ports

400-rest of day hack session -- set up boards and prioritize the goals of the rest of the time


0830-1000 AMD talks about whatever they want :-) - consumer issues - what's going on - new ports this year - K10?

1000-1030 break

1030-1200 Marc talks about his work at Sun with simnow

1200-0100 lunch

0100- 0300 Ton gives an overview of v3, from the smallest to the large bits. Sample build/burn session

0300-0330 break

0330- 0400 open questions (please add some) 1. how do we tell when a board is good enough to move from v2 to v3? What's the test? 2. What pending issues are there?

0400-0500 The view from the FSF -- what's going on, etc.


  • hack all day. We hope to fix the problems we prioritized thursday.

What needs to be brought

  • monitor
  • power supplies

Who is bringing what

Ron: dbe61 and dbe62. Alix 1C. Alix LPC pod. Artec LPC pod. T23 with ubuntu. OLPC devel board for v3 test. (No OLPC, it's too distracting). Outlet strips. FS2 if it arrives from LANL on time (it may not). USB hubs? What else?

Ward: alix2c3, Artec LPC dongle. I can bring an alix.1c too but Ron's already bringing one.

Stefan: Advantech PCM-5820, possibly other boards, Artec LPC Dongle, ByteBlaster II (if it arrives in time), other JTAG cables on Request, Galep-5 Flash Writer, Flash Plaice(?)