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parent f6b9f3c92156e4598fec4b6685814a9cffd37724
Author: Francis Rowe <>
Date:   Sun, 11 Oct 2015 21:24:26 +0100

preliminary documentation for the ASUS C201

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diff --git a/docs/git/index.html b/docs/git/index.html @@ -855,6 +855,7 @@ If you are using libreboot from the git repository, make sure to do the following:<br/> $ <b>cd coreboot/</b><br/> $ <b>make crossgcc-i386</b><br/> + $ <b>make crossgcc-arm</b><br/> $ <b>cd ../</b><br/> This will download coreboot's reference cross-compile toolchain, which is highly recommended by the coreboot project. diff --git a/docs/hcl/c201.html b/docs/hcl/c201.html @@ -0,0 +1,116 @@ +<!DOCTYPE html> +<html> +<head> + <meta charset="utf-8"> + <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1"> + + <style type="text/css"> + @import url('../css/main.css'); + </style> + + <title>ASUS Chromebook C201</title> +</head> + +<body> + + <div class="section"> + <h1 id="pagetop">ASUS Chromebook C201</h1> + + <p> + This is a chromebook, using the Rockchip RK3288 chipset. It uses + an ARM CPU, and has free EC firmware (unlike some other laptops). + More RK3288-based laptops will be added to libreboot at a later date. + </p> + + <p> + <b> + NOTE: This board is unsupported in libreboot 20150518. + To use it in libreboot, for now, you must build for it + from source using the libreboot git repository. + </b> + </p> + + <p> + Flashing instructions can be found at <a href="../install/index.html#flashrom">../install/index.html#flashrom</a> + </p> + + <p> + <a href="index.html">Back to previous index</a>. + </p> + </div> + + <div class="section"> + <h1 id="issues">Issues</h1> + <p> + Non-free drivers needed in linux kernel for video acceleration; + it's possible to use it without video acceleration. + </p> + <p> + Non-free drivers needed for built-in (soldered) wifi; it's possible + to use an external USB wifi dongle. Check <a href="index.html#recommended_wifi">index.html#recommended_wifi</a>. + </p> + <p> + Comes preinstalled (from the factory) with Google ChromeOS. This is a GNU/Linux distribution, but it's not general purpose + and it comes with proprietary software. It's designed for <i>SaaSS</i>. Libreboot recommends that all users of this laptop + replace ChromeOS with Debian or Fedora. No FSF-endorsed distribution is available yet, but Guix and Trisquel might be easy + enough to port. + </p> + <p> + If you go with Debian, make sure to <b><i>not</i></b> enable the <i>non-free</i> and <i>contrib</i> repositories. + </p> + <p> + If you go with Fedora, make sure to <i>delete</i> Linux and replace it with Linux-libre. + </p> + </div> + + <div class="section"> + + <p> + Copyright &copy; 2015 Francis Rowe &lt;;<br/> + Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document + under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 + or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; + with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. + A copy of the license can be found at <a href="../gfdl-1.3.txt">../gfdl-1.3.txt</a> + </p> + + <p> + Updated versions of the license (when available) can be found at + <a href=""></a> + </p> + + <p> + UNLESS OTHERWISE SEPARATELY UNDERTAKEN BY THE LICENSOR, TO THE + EXTENT POSSIBLE, THE LICENSOR OFFERS THE LICENSED MATERIAL AS-IS + AND AS-AVAILABLE, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF + ANY KIND CONCERNING THE LICENSED MATERIAL, WHETHER EXPRESS, + IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHER. THIS INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, + WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR + PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, + ACCURACY, OR THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF ERRORS, WHETHER OR NOT + KNOWN OR DISCOVERABLE. WHERE DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES ARE NOT + ALLOWED IN FULL OR IN PART, THIS DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + </p> + <p> + TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, IN NO EVENT WILL THE LICENSOR BE LIABLE + TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, + NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, + INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER LOSSES, + COSTS, EXPENSES, OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS PUBLIC LICENSE OR + USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIAL, EVEN IF THE LICENSOR HAS BEEN + ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, OR + DAMAGES. WHERE A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS NOT ALLOWED IN FULL OR + IN PART, THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + </p> + <p> + The disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability provided + above shall be interpreted in a manner that, to the extent + possible, most closely approximates an absolute disclaimer and + waiver of all liability. + </p> + + </div> + +</body> +</html> + diff --git a/docs/hcl/index.html b/docs/hcl/index.html @@ -35,6 +35,7 @@ Libreboot supports the following systems in this release: </p> <ul> + <li><a href="c201.html">ASUS Chromebook C201</a></li> <li><a href="kfsn4-dre.html">ASUS KFSN4-DRE server/workstation board</a></li> <li><a href="#supported_x60_list">Lenovo ThinkPad X60/X60s</a></li> <li><a href="#supported_x60t_list">Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet</a></li> diff --git a/docs/maintain/index.html b/docs/maintain/index.html @@ -380,6 +380,7 @@ You also need to build crossgcc:<br/> $ <b>cd coreboot/</b><br/> $ <b>make crossgcc-i386</b><br/> + $ <b>make crossgcc-arm</b><br/> $ <b>cd ../</b> </p> diff --git a/docs/release.html b/docs/release.html @@ -43,6 +43,13 @@ <h2>Machines supported in this release:</h2> <ul> <li> + <b>ASUS Chromebook C201</b> + <ul> + <li>Check notes in <b><i>docs/hcl/c201.html</i></b></li> + <li>NOTE: not in libreboot 20150518. Only in git. for now.</li> + </ul> + </li> + <li> <b>ASUS KFSN4-DRE server board</b> <ul> <li>PCB revision 1.05G is the best version (can use 6-core CPUs)</li>