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* [[User:MJones|Marc Jones]]
* [[User:MJones|Marc Jones]]
* Martin Roth
* Martin Roth
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== Native graphics init ==
Implement native initialization of the graphics hardware (probably AMD or Intel) so no Video BIOS is needed.
This should be added in a maintainable way, that means that updates in the Linux code, if that is used to build upon, can be easily integrated. The code needs to be structured in such a way, that at least for a certain generation other boards can use native graphics initialization.
A test and performance possibility, like a payload testing the correct initialization, needs to be added too.
This could be done in combination with making a board port.
'''Links'''
* [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g8FMob25VZYxbWri2iFB8YiSL8gwF9vKJH3HGxr0xQU/edit?pli=1# Fast User Interface Death to Video BIOS]
* [http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2013-March/075512.html Small discussion about initialization of AMD graphics hardware]
* [http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2013-April/075655.html Recruitment message to mailing lists]
'''Skill Level'''
* coreboot: competent
* Linux graphics stack: competent
'''Requirements'''
* coreboot mainboard
* flash recovery mechanism
'''Mentors'''
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Revision as of 10:43, 11 April 2013