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Coreboot Doing AMD USB 3.0, Q35 QEMU Emulation

Coreboot

Published on 17 June 2013 04:07 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Coreboot
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In recent days there have been a number of interesting code commits made to the growing Google-backed Coreboot project.

Two commits in particular to point out include:

Add support for XHCI (USB 3.0) - For AMD/Parmer platforms, there is now USB 3.0 support when using this open-source BIOS/UEFI replacement.

qemu: add q35 support - Coreboot now supports Intel Q35 chipset emulation. Q35 chipset emulation was one of the new features -- as a more modern emulated motherboard chipset -- added to QEMU 1.4.

Plus there's been many other commits for those interested in this promising free software project.

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