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  • Framework 13 & 16 Added To ChromeOS Platform Driver In Linux 6.10

    Phoronix: Framework 13 & 16 Added To ChromeOS Platform Driver In Linux 6.10

    The Framework 13 and Framework 16 AMD Ryzen powered laptops make use of an NPCX embedded controller that rely on the ChromeOS open-source embedded controller (EC) firmware. With the Linux 6.10 kernel the Chrome OS "cros_ec_lpc" driver is being extended to support these latest Framework upgradeable laptops...

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    so what does this mean?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by loganj View Post
      so what does this mean?
      It's nice to see someone made a sane decision to reuse existing code, unlike a certain company with deranged NIH syndrome.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by mirmirmir View Post
        It's nice to see someone made a sane decision to reuse existing code, unlike a certain company with deranged NIH syndrome.
        ​​​​Dell? Asus? System76? Lenovo? Oxide Computer?

        Which certain company are you snarking about rolling their own EC command set? Cause AFAICT it's practically everybody.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by loganj View Post
          so what does this mean?
          Means that the quality engineering of the upstream EC firmware and the corresponding Linux driver is benefitting Framework laptop users.

          The ChromeOS EC platform is great, and Google was right to invest in it when they were rolling out Chromebooks.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by yump View Post

            ​​​​Dell? Asus? System76? Lenovo? Oxide Computer?

            Which certain company are you snarking about rolling their own EC command set? Cause AFAICT it's practically everybody.
            Oxide at least has a good reason, like Google did with Chromebooks.

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