PC Engines APU2 netboot Debian installation

In previous post I described how to setup PXE server and boot Debian installer using it. I mentioned that provided setup is limited and some extensive configuration is needed to make it useful for…

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Coreboot for QEMU armv7 (vexpress-a9) emulated mainboard

Recently I came back to look into coreboot. Mainly because low level is fun and skills related to firmware (even coreboot) starting get attention on freelance portals (first odesk job, second odesk…

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Debugging coreboot in qemu environment – part 2

In previous post coreboot was configured and installed. Here we try to establish good debugging environment for it. To create a good emulated environment to debug, research and learn coreboot few…

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Debugging coreboot in qemu environment – part 1

First of all I use testing version of Debian - wheezy. Clone coreboot repository: [crayon-59e99b59ac28b714429250/] Configure FILO as apayload and use its latest version:…

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flashrom and Shuttle AV18E2

During Christmas break I found an old unused motherboard in my home, right away I thought that it maybe useful as learning environment for coreboot. First you need to do with this kind of board is to…

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How to begin with coreboot

About a month ago I started my adventure with coreboot. As coreboot home page says "coreboot is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS (firmware) found in most computers".…

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