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commit c1978236e9df97ebc36d281626b9b365cd136af1
parent 530631b6f546e5cdb176edb96e71df494a1fe71e
Author: Leah Rowe <>
Date:   Mon, 21 May 2018 15:47:09 +0000

Merge branch 'master' of mois/libreboot into master

docs/gnulinux/ | 15++++++---------
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/gnulinux/ b/docs/gnulinux/ @@ -152,19 +152,17 @@ used by coreboot native graphics initialization. I'll choose **x200_8mb_usqwerty_vesafb.rom**; I'll copy the file (to the `cbfstool` directory), and rename it with one command: - $ mv "x200_8mb_usqwerty_vesafb.rom" ../cbfstool/x86_64/cbfstool/x86_64/libreboot.rom + $ mv "x200_8mb_usqwerty_vesafb.rom" ../cbfstool/x86_64/libreboot.rom #### 2. Create an Image from the Current ROM The simpler way to get a ROM image is to just create it from your current ROM, using `flashrom`, making sure to save it in the `cbfstool` folder, inside **libreboot\_util**: - $ sudo flashrom -p internal -r ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/\ - >x86_64/cbfstool/x86_64/libreboot.rom + $ sudo flashrom -p internal -r ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/libreboot.rom If you are told to specify the chip, add the option `-c {your chip}` to the command, like this: - $ sudo flashrom -c MX25L6405 -p internal -r ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/\ - >cbfstool/x86_64/cbfstool/x86_64/libreboot.rom + $ sudo flashrom -c MX25L6405 -p internal -r ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/libreboot.rom Now you are ready to extract the GRUB configuration files from the ROM, and modify them the way you want. @@ -173,7 +171,7 @@ Now you are ready to extract the GRUB configuration files from the ROM, and modi You can check the contents of the ROM image, inside CBFS, using `cbfstool`. First, navigate to the cbfstool folder: - $ cd ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/cbfstool/x86_64/ + $ cd ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/ Then, run the `cbfstool` commmand, with the `print` option; this will display a list of all the files located in the ROM: @@ -243,8 +241,7 @@ the main storage for **/boot/grub/libreboot\_grub.cfg** or **/grub/libreboot\_gr Therefore, we need to either copy **libreboot\_grub.cfg** to **/grub**, or to **/boot/grub**: - $ sudo cp ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/cbfstool/x86_64/grubtest.cfg \ - >/boot/grub # or /grub + $ sudo cp ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/grubtest.cfg /boot/grub # or /grub Now, the next time we boot our computer, GRUB (in Libreboot) will automatically switch to this configuration file. *This means that you do not have to re-flash, @@ -354,7 +351,7 @@ of **grubtest.cfg**, called **grub.cfg**. First, go to the `cbfstool` directory: - $ cd ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/cbfstool/x86_64/ + $ cd ~/Downloads/libreboot_util/cbfstool/x86_64/ Then, create a copy of **grubest.cfg**, named **grub.cfg**: