with Broadwell cores are very popular in newer higher-end ChromeOS devices. |+|
Intel processors are popular in higher-end .
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Factory firmware support for coreboot and SeaBIOS is
spotty, but custom firmware is also available for all Broadwell models as well -- see [[Firmware]]. |+|
Factory firmware support for coreboot and SeaBIOS is , but custom firmware is also available -- see [[Firmware]].
|−|'''Full ROM''' flash is available from CoolStar: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nFZmoRzQ03btPCGVSa4ku6JPQik-SxD__zOd1CoB2yg/edit (for running Linux, you can follow the flashing instructions and install Linux instead of Windows) | |
|−|* Bypasses the white "OS verification is OFF" screen | |
|−|* Installs a complete ROM containing a coreboot build and a working SeaBIOS | |
|−|** '''Firware removes the ability to run ChromeOS natively, creating a small risk of bricking your device''' | |
|−|* Will wipe out all product data | |
|−|* This option is the most invasive and may include bugs or idiosyncrasies that the stock firmware does not | |
|−|* Fixes Graphics issues associated with the RW_LEGACY | |
|−|* Fixes several issues related to ACPI | |
|−|* Enables VT-x, allowing virtual machines to run faster | |
|−|* Allows booting Linux, Windows and even Mac OS! | |
Revision as of 17:16, 16 July 2016
Broadwell core Intel processors are popular in recent higher-end Chromebooks.
Factory firmware support for coreboot and SeaBIOS is generally good on Broadwell models (with one noteworthy bug), but custom firmware is also available -- see Firmware.