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    Phoronix: Libreboot, Coreboot Downstream, Becomes A GNU Project

    Libreboot, the downstream of Coreboot that doesn't permit any closed-source microcode/firmware blobs as part of the hardware initialization process for this alternative to proprietary BIOS/UEFI, has become an official GNU project...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...=GNU-Libreboot

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    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: Libreboot, Coreboot Downstream, Becomes A GNU Project
    Hopefully the FSF will be steering more resources in the direction of Libreboot for allowing it to work with modern hardware, compared to the generally outdated systems (by generally accepted modern PC standards) that it's supported thus far.
    I doubt it, given that they've pretty much ruled it out themselves. It doesn't seem to be a case of too few resources, it's a technical/principal thing:
    https://libreboot.org/faq/#intel

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      Triple hypersonic laser time-traveling rocket-assisted facepalm.

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