Coreboot Ported To Run On Lenovo's ThinkPad T420

Written by Michael Larabel in Coreboot on 14 April 2016 at 07:53 AM EDT. 12 Comments
For fans of Coreboot, the Lenovo ThinkPad T420 has been ported to this open-source BIOS/UEFI alternative and is one of the more recent laptops to be independently ported to this code-base formerly known as LinuxBIOS.

Thanks to the work of Nicolas Reinecke, the Lenovo T420 is supported by mainline Coreboot as an Intel Sandy Bridge laptop. This Coreboot port only supports the T420 models using integrated Intel graphics as the NVIDIA GPU options and Optimus are not yet supported.

This T420 port is based on the earlier Coreboot T420S port.

You can still easily find the T420 for sale online for less than $300 USD if wanting to find a budget system for playing with Coreboot.
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