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'''John Lewis'''
'''John Lewis'''
* Provides images for several Chromebooks
* Provides coreboot images for several Chromebooks
* [https://johnlewis.ie/custom-chromebook-firmware/rom-download/ johnlewis.ie]
* [https://johnlewis.ie/custom-chromebook-firmware/rom-download/ johnlewis.ie]

Revision as of 20:11, 18 September 2014

Note: These snapshots are for people, who use Linux as operating system and are able to build software from the source code.

We provide some images for the QEMU emulator to test coreboot (and some 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!


There is an archive of coreboot snapshots available at qa.coreboot.org. A new tar.bz2 file is created whenever the repository changes.


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.

Old subversion repository references that still apply will continue to be kept here.

Git clone

coreboot keeps its development tree in a 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

If you want the obsolete, unsupported, and experimental coreboot v3 tree (ca. 18 MB data as of 11/2009):

 $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/repository/coreboot-v3

If you want the old, unmaintained and unsupported coreboot v1 tree (ca. 47 MB data as of 10/2008):

 $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/branches/coreboot-v1

Developer access with write permission

Please see our wiki page about Git for all the details.

Source code browsing

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

Repositories on coreboot.org

coreboot current Git tree:

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

coreboot v1 (obsolete):

coreboot v3 (obsolete):


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


Distributed and Automated Testsystem:

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.


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

John Lewis

  • Provides coreboot images for several Chromebooks
  • johnlewis.ie