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Better Intel "Bay Trail" Support Lands In Coreboot

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Published on 06 May 2014 01:06 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
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Chrome OS developers at Google have landed improvements within Coreboot for Bay Trail given Chromebooks starting to ship with this low-power Intel hardware.

There's been many Bay Trail related Git commits being pushed to mainline Coreboot today, among them are support for S3 resume, updated EC support, support for Turbo Boost, and many other changes.

Google / Chrome OS developers that are among the main contributors to Coreboot have been working on Bay Trail support for months but now it looks like everything is coming together with the new Chromebooks starting to ship.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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