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commit 99e585786b044f476decbd7a7c406ebb60ed0f78
parent 6b67c8175730aec6961c94d9aa899afa6c0c851d
Author: Leah Rowe <info@minifree.org>
Date:   Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:00:54 +0000

docs(i945,gm45): recommend updating the EC firmware before installing libreboot

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docs/hcl/index.html | 35+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
docs/hcl/r400.html | 27+++++++++++++++++++++++++++
docs/hcl/t400.html | 27+++++++++++++++++++++++++++
docs/hcl/t500.html | 27+++++++++++++++++++++++++++
docs/hcl/x200.html | 28++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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diff --git a/docs/hcl/index.html b/docs/hcl/index.html @@ -28,6 +28,12 @@ <li><a href="#supported_laptops_x86intel">Laptops (Intel, x86)</a></li> </ul> </li> + <li> + NOTES: + <ul> + <li><a href="#ecupdate">Updating the EC firmware on i945 and GM45 (recommended)</a></li> + </ul> + </li> <li><a href="#recommended_wifi">Recommended wifi chipsets</a></li> </ul> <p> @@ -86,6 +92,35 @@ </div> + + <div class="section"> + + <h1 id="ecupdate">EC update on i945 (X60, T60) and GM45 (X200, T400, T500, R400)</h1> + + <p> + It is recommended that you update to the latest EC firmware version. + The <a href="https://libreboot.org/faq/#firmware-ec">EC firmware</a> + is separate from libreboot, so we don't actually provide that, but + if you still have Lenovo BIOS then you can just run the Lenovo BIOS + update utility, which will update both the BIOS and EC version. + See: + </p> + <ul> + <li><a href="https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom">https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom</a></li> + <li><a href="http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk">http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk</a></li> + </ul> + <p> + NOTE: this can only be done when you are using Lenovo BIOS. How to + update the EC firmware while running libreboot is unknown. + Libreboot only replaces the BIOS firmware, not EC. + </p> + <p> + Updated EC firmware has several advantages e.g. + bettery battery handling. + </p> + + </div> + <div class="section"> <h2 id="recommended_wifi">Recommended wifi chipsets</h2> diff --git a/docs/hcl/r400.html b/docs/hcl/r400.html @@ -43,6 +43,33 @@ </p> </div> + <div class="section"> + + <h1 id="ecupdate">EC update</h1> + + <p> + It is recommended that you update to the latest EC firmware version. + The <a href="https://libreboot.org/faq/#firmware-ec">EC firmware</a> + is separate from libreboot, so we don't actually provide that, but + if you still have Lenovo BIOS then you can just run the Lenovo BIOS + update utility, which will update both the BIOS and EC version. + See: + </p> + <ul> + <li><a href="https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom">https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom</a></li> + <li><a href="http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk">http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk</a></li> + </ul> + <p> + NOTE: this can only be done when you are using Lenovo BIOS. How to + update the EC firmware while running libreboot is unknown. + Libreboot only replaces the BIOS firmware, not EC. + </p> + <p> + Updated EC firmware has several advantages e.g. + bettery battery handling. + </p> + + </div> <div class="section"> <h2 id="compatibility_noblobs">Compatibility (without blobs)</h2> diff --git a/docs/hcl/t400.html b/docs/hcl/t400.html @@ -43,6 +43,33 @@ </p> </div> + <div class="section"> + + <h1 id="ecupdate">EC update</h1> + + <p> + It is recommended that you update to the latest EC firmware version. + The <a href="https://libreboot.org/faq/#firmware-ec">EC firmware</a> + is separate from libreboot, so we don't actually provide that, but + if you still have Lenovo BIOS then you can just run the Lenovo BIOS + update utility, which will update both the BIOS and EC version. + See: + </p> + <ul> + <li><a href="https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom">https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom</a></li> + <li><a href="http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk">http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk</a></li> + </ul> + <p> + NOTE: this can only be done when you are using Lenovo BIOS. How to + update the EC firmware while running libreboot is unknown. + Libreboot only replaces the BIOS firmware, not EC. + </p> + <p> + Updated EC firmware has several advantages e.g. + bettery battery handling. + </p> + + </div> <div class="section"> <h2 id="compatibility_noblobs">Compatibility (without blobs)</h2> diff --git a/docs/hcl/t500.html b/docs/hcl/t500.html @@ -43,6 +43,33 @@ </p> </div> + <div class="section"> + + <h1 id="ecupdate">EC update</h1> + + <p> + It is recommended that you update to the latest EC firmware version. + The <a href="https://libreboot.org/faq/#firmware-ec">EC firmware</a> + is separate from libreboot, so we don't actually provide that, but + if you still have Lenovo BIOS then you can just run the Lenovo BIOS + update utility, which will update both the BIOS and EC version. + See: + </p> + <ul> + <li><a href="https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom">https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom</a></li> + <li><a href="http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk">http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk</a></li> + </ul> + <p> + NOTE: this can only be done when you are using Lenovo BIOS. How to + update the EC firmware while running libreboot is unknown. + Libreboot only replaces the BIOS firmware, not EC. + </p> + <p> + Updated EC firmware has several advantages e.g. + bettery battery handling. + </p> + + </div> <div class="section"> <h2 id="compatibility_noblobs">Compatibility (without blobs)</h2> diff --git a/docs/hcl/x200.html b/docs/hcl/x200.html @@ -47,6 +47,34 @@ </p> </div> + <div class="section"> + + <h1 id="ecupdate">EC update</h1> + + <p> + It is recommended that you update to the latest EC firmware version. + The <a href="https://libreboot.org/faq/#firmware-ec">EC firmware</a> + is separate from libreboot, so we don't actually provide that, but + if you still have Lenovo BIOS then you can just run the Lenovo BIOS + update utility, which will update both the BIOS and EC version. + See: + </p> + <ul> + <li><a href="https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom">https://libreboot.org/docs/install/index.html#flashrom</a></li> + <li><a href="http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk">http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_update_without_optical_disk</a></li> + </ul> + <p> + NOTE: this can only be done when you are using Lenovo BIOS. How to + update the EC firmware while running libreboot is unknown. + Libreboot only replaces the BIOS firmware, not EC. + </p> + <p> + Updated EC firmware has several advantages e.g. + bettery battery handling. + </p> + + </div> + <div class="section"> <h2 id="compatibility_noblobs">Compatibility (without blobs)</h2>