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  • Coreboot Making Progress On Running More Of It In 64-bit Mode

    Phoronix: Coreboot Making Progress On Running More Of It In 64-bit Mode

    Recently in Coreboot Git has been more work on expanding its (experimental) 64-bit mode for execution...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...re-64-bit-Mode

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    Wait. Coreboot primarily 32-bit?!
    I may understand compatibility, since Intel processors boot in real mode but...
    Don't modern UEFI implementations boot in 64-bit mode anyway?

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      Originally posted by tildearrow View Post
      Wait. Coreboot primarily 32-bit?!
      I may understand compatibility, since Intel processors boot in real mode but...
      Don't modern UEFI implementations boot in 64-bit mode anyway?
      UEFI anymore is all 64-bit, but since coreboot itself doesn't provide any runtime services, it doesn't really matter too much to the OS or user.
      Last edited by WorBlux; 17 July 2021, 09:43 PM.

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