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'''Note: These snapshots are for people, who use Linux as operating system and are able to build software from the source code.'''
 
  
There is no ''easy to install package'' for people who want to quickly try out a new BIOS on their computer, yet. However, we provide some images for the [[QEMU]] emulator to test coreboot (and some [[Payloads|payloads]]) on your Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows computers (without having to do any hardware changes). But please note that these images can '''not''' be used on any mainboard, they will only work in [[QEMU]]!
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= Releases =
  
== Snapshots ==
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coreboot provides no binaries, but there exist some distributions that do so, see [[#coreboot_distributions|below]].
  
There is an archive of coreboot snapshots available at [http://qa.coreboot.org/ qa.coreboot.org]. A new tar.bz2 file is created whenever the repository changes.
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There are source code releases on http://coreboot.org/releases/
  
= Git =
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= Accessing the source code through git =
  
coreboot has switched to using Git for version control. Please see the [[Git]] page for much useful information on how to work with Git and gerrit in coreboot.
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coreboot uses git and gerrit for source code management. Please see the [[Git]] page on how to work with git and gerrit in coreboot.
  
Old subversion repository references that still apply will continue to be kept here.
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Previously the project used the subversion SCM, some links to it may still be referred to, but are definitely outdated.
  
== Git clone ==
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== Source code browsing ==
 
 
coreboot keeps its development tree in a [http://git-scm.com/ Git] repository.
 
 
 
=== Anonymous access ===
 
 
 
To clone the coreboot repository (ca. 120 MB data as of 04/2012):
 
  
  $ git clone http://review.coreboot.org/p/coreboot
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You can browse the coreboot Git repository online using [https://review.coreboot.org/gitweb/cgit/coreboot.git/ cgit] including its [http://review.coreboot.org/gitweb?p=coreboot.git;a=tree tree view] for accessing the files.
  
If you want the <span style="color: #ff0000">obsolete, unsupported, and experimental</span> '''coreboot v3''' tree (ca. 18 MB data as of 11/2009):
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= coreboot distributions =
  
  $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/repository/coreboot-v3
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While not officially part of the coreboot project, there exist some projects that distribute pre-built (tested) ROM images along with build scripts and user-focused documentation. These "distros" of coreboot will also typically include copies of the source code (or links where to find it) for the version of coreboot used along with payloads such as SeaBIOS, GRUB and so on.
  
If you want the '''old, unmaintained and unsupported coreboot v1''' tree (ca. 47 MB data as of 10/2008):
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'''Libreboot'''
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* Deblobbed coreboot, officially supporting a handful of devices.
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* [http://libreboot.org/ libreboot.org]
  
  $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/branches/coreboot-v1
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'''John Lewis'''
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* Provides coreboot images for several Chromebooks
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* [https://johnlewis.ie/custom-chromebook-firmware/rom-download/ johnlewis.ie]
  
=== Developer access with write permission ===
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'''Matt Devo - MrChromebox.tech'''
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* Provides coreboot images and scripts for Haswell/Broadwell & Baytrail Chromeboxes and Chromebooks
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* [https://mrchromebox.tech mrchromebox.tech]
  
Please see our wiki page about [[Git]] for all the details.
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= Repositories on coreboot.org =
 
 
== Source code browsing ==
 
  
You can browse the coreboot Git repository online using [http://review.coreboot.org/gitweb?p=coreboot.git gitweb] including its [http://review.coreboot.org/gitweb?p=coreboot.git;a=tree tree view] for accessing the files.
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Find all of our git repositories in [https://review.coreboot.org/gitweb/cgit/ cgit].
  
== Repositories on coreboot.org ==
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Here's an obsolete list that will go away soon:
  
 
'''coreboot current Git tree:'''
 
'''coreboot current Git tree:'''
* <nowiki>http://review.coreboot.org/p/coreboot</nowiki>
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* <nowiki>http://review.coreboot.org/coreboot.git</nowiki>
  
 
'''coreboot v1 (obsolete):'''
 
'''coreboot v1 (obsolete):'''
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'''[[FILO]]:'''
 
'''[[FILO]]:'''
* svn://coreboot.org/filo/
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* <nowiki>http://review.coreboot.org/filo.git</nowiki>
* <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/filo/</nowiki>
 
  
 
'''[[Buildrom]]:'''
 
'''[[Buildrom]]:'''

Latest revision as of 15:51, 29 June 2016


Releases

coreboot provides no binaries, but there exist some distributions that do so, see below.

There are source code releases on http://coreboot.org/releases/

Accessing the source code through git

coreboot uses git and gerrit for source code management. Please see the Git page on how to work with git and gerrit in coreboot.

Previously the project used the subversion SCM, some links to it may still be referred to, but are definitely outdated.

Source code browsing

You can browse the coreboot Git repository online using cgit including its tree view for accessing the files.

coreboot distributions

While not officially part of the coreboot project, there exist some projects that distribute pre-built (tested) ROM images along with build scripts and user-focused documentation. These "distros" of coreboot will also typically include copies of the source code (or links where to find it) for the version of coreboot used along with payloads such as SeaBIOS, GRUB and so on.

Libreboot

  • Deblobbed coreboot, officially supporting a handful of devices.
  • libreboot.org

John Lewis

  • Provides coreboot images for several Chromebooks
  • johnlewis.ie

Matt Devo - MrChromebox.tech

  • Provides coreboot images and scripts for Haswell/Broadwell & Baytrail Chromeboxes and Chromebooks
  • mrchromebox.tech

Repositories on coreboot.org

Find all of our git repositories in cgit.

Here's an obsolete list that will go away soon:

coreboot current Git tree:

  • http://review.coreboot.org/coreboot.git

coreboot v1 (obsolete):

coreboot v3 (obsolete):

FILO:

  • http://review.coreboot.org/filo.git

Buildrom:

Distributed and Automated Testsystem: