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see [[Chromebooks|Chromebooks]] in the wiki
 
== Proprietary parts ==
 
== Proprietary parts ==
* MRC.bin: memory initialization, mandatory for now (although the code for the Lenovo X201 has replaced it for the X201)
 
 
* Microcode?
 
* Microcode?
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* There is an ME.bin which is the management engine(I guess we can leave it where it is)
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== Free software replacements ==
 
* Graphics initialization can be done without the non-free option rom by selecting that option:
 
* Graphics initialization can be done without the non-free option rom by selecting that option:
 
  [*] Use native graphics initialization
 
  [*] Use native graphics initialization
 
In the devices menu, in make menuconfig
 
In the devices menu, in make menuconfig
* There is an ME.bin which is the management engine(I guess we can leave it where it is)
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* The RAM initialization can be done with free software by selecting that option:
* The embedded controller code is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FLOSS FLOSS]
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[*] Use native raminit
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In the chipset menu, in make menuconfig
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== Embedded controller ==
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The embedded controller code is free software.

Latest revision as of 10:07, 13 December 2016

see Chromebooks in the wiki

Proprietary parts

  • Microcode?
  • There is an ME.bin which is the management engine(I guess we can leave it where it is)

Free software replacements

  • Graphics initialization can be done without the non-free option rom by selecting that option:
[*] Use native graphics initialization

In the devices menu, in make menuconfig

  • The RAM initialization can be done with free software by selecting that option:
[*] Use native raminit

In the chipset menu, in make menuconfig

Embedded controller

The embedded controller code is free software.