NVIDIA Adds "Nyan Blaze" To Coreboot
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA on 15 November 2014 at 11:17 AM EST. Add A Comment
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NVIDIA has committed a new "nyan_blaze" motherboard for Coreboot.

It looks like another NVIDIA Tegra-based Chromebook is on the way judging by recent NVIDIA activity to Coreboot. Tom Warren of NVIDIA added the new nyan_blaze mainboard to Coreboot this week which is based on the "nyan_big" target but with some differences. Seeing new, modern hardware support in Coreboot is usually an easy way to tell of new Chromebook/Chromebox devices coming given Google's heavy involvement in Coreboot and using it for their Chrome devices as an alternative to a conventional, proprietary UEFI/BIOS.

Aside from this Coreboot commit and seeing some other Nyan Blaze references on the Internet to different Chromium components, there isn't much else known at the moment. The Nyan Blaze is also apparently an Internet cat.

At least NVIDIA's codename is good with the Tegra K1 offering fabulous Linux ARM performance.
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