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Google Does Coreboot For "Stout" Chromebook

Coreboot

Published on 18 March 2013 02:00 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Coreboot
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Google has published Coreboot support for the Stout Chromebook.

Stout is their codenane for the Lenovo X131e notebook shipped as a Chromebook. The Lenovo X131e Chromebook features a 1366x768 display, Intel Celeron CPU, and 7.5 hour battery life. For a $450+ notebook, it isn't too impressive but at least it's another Coreboot-enabled product.

The Stout support came with this commit.

More interesting than Stout is the Chromebook Pixel support.

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