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* Plan 9
* Plan 9
* Windows 2000 (via [[ADLO]])
* Windows 2000 (via [[ADLO]])
* Windows XP (via [[SeaBIOS]])
* Windows Vista (via [[SeaBIOS]])
* Windows 7 (Beta) (via [[SeaBIOS]])
* NetBSD (via [[SeaBIOS]])


coreboot does '''not''' support:
coreboot does '''not''' support:


* We have tested some of the BSD OSes and have seen, that FreeBSD for example makes BIOS calls, which is not supported by coreboot. Possibly with help of the tool ''ADLO'', it may be possible to boot FreeBSD like it is now, but the right thing to do, is to remove FreeBSD's dependence on BIOS calls.
* We have tested some of the BSD OSes and have seen, that FreeBSD for example makes BIOS calls, which is not supported by coreboot. Possibly with help of the tool ''ADLO'', it may be possible to boot FreeBSD like it is now, but the right thing to do, is to remove FreeBSD's dependence on BIOS calls.
* any DOS  
* any DOS
* Windows versions older than Windows 2000 (they make BIOS calls) — (Does [[ADLO]] work with those versions?)
* Windows versions older than Windows 2000 (they make BIOS calls) — (Does [[ADLO]] work with those versions?)
* [http://www.menuetos.net/ MenuetOS] (makes BIOS calls)
* [http://www.menuetos.net/ MenuetOS] (makes BIOS calls)


It appears feasible, however, to introduce some "legacy support" to coreboot in the future to support OSes like the abovementioned.
It appears feasible, however, to introduce some "legacy support" to coreboot in the future to support OSes like the abovementioned.
Update: SeaBIOS probably allows you to boot most modern operating systems. Simply test it and report to the coreboot mailing list.


=== What chipsets and Super I/O devices are supported? ===
=== What chipsets and Super I/O devices are supported? ===

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