Coreboot Ported To RISC-V Architecture
Written by Michael Larabel in Coreboot on 1 December 2014 at 01:23 PM EST. 3 Comments
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Coreboot has now been ported to UC Berkeley's RISC-V architecture and can at least work in an emulated environment.

Coreboot was ported to the open-source RISC-V architecture not because Google is pursuing it for future Chromebooks or the like, but rather as an example in porting Coreboot to new architectures. Ronald Minnich explained, "it forms a nice case study of the bare minimum you need to add to get a new architecture going in QEMU."

Coreboot developers agreed to add RISC-V architecture support, the SoC, and emulated motherboard support to Coreboot. This Coreboot code is then able to run in the RISC-V version of QEMU.

Adding the CPU architecture to Coreboot is just over two thousand lines of code and can be found via this Git commit.
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