Google Pushes A Ton More Chromebook Device Code Into Coreboot
Written by Michael Larabel in Coreboot on 9 May 2016 at 08:28 AM EDT. 10 Comments
Over night Google engineers landed a bunch more code in Coreboot for supporting new Chromebook devices.

Elm was added as a derivative of Oak. This family is for devices with a MediaTek SoC.

There were also a number of Rockchip hardware changes and as part of that changes to the Gru family.

As part of this big batch of updates there were also some Skylake work and more.

In total there were more than 50 patches committed last night to mainline Coreboot around Google's interests for Chromebook devices.
Related News
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 20,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via

Popular News This Week