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    Phoronix: Intel Working On Some Interesting Coreboot Improvements: Multi-CPU Support, SMM

    Last week during Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit, some interesting details were revealed by Intel and their work on this open-source hardware initialization effort alternative to proprietary BIOS/firmware...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...eboot-OCP-2019

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    This would present some very interesting opportunities in the 2 socket space. There are many capabilities masked from user changes.

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      For those who prefer slides over video, I found this older deck : https://f990335bdbb4aebc3131-b23f11c...bece2a8fa5.pdf .

      Sounds like an interesting track to follow, though I'm not sure if I fully understand the implications.

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      • #4
        Companies like Facebook love open source software and open firmware, because they love having total control over their machines.

        They don't love giving their customers and users control over the machines that Facebook sells to them.

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