Broadwell-DE SoC / Xeon D Support Added To Coreboot
Written by Michael Larabel in Coreboot on 14 April 2016 at 11:09 PM EDT. 6 Comments
While Xeon D (Broadwell-DE) hardware has been available for the past year, support for these SoCs is finally now in mainline Coreboot.

With this Git commit that was authored by Intel's York Yang, there is finally Coreboot support for Broadwell-DE SoCs.

For free software enthusiasts before getting too excited, this Broadwell-DE / Xeon D support still depends upon Intel's closed-source FSP (Firmware Support Package) binary-only blobs as they've had now for a few generations. At least though this stack is more free than the proprietary BIOS/UEFI largely relied upon by all the Xeon D motherboards out there now.
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