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commit d9b63be109dd591e23c2f6b7b0000a84266d11c1
parent d1bb5d6fcc75f07ca6a58b5536906980aff9d253
Author: Francis Rowe <info@gluglug.org.uk>
Date:   Sun, 20 Sep 2015 09:27:22 +0100

docs/tasks.html: KGPE-D16 now being privately funded

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diff --git a/docs/tasks.html b/docs/tasks.html @@ -76,20 +76,15 @@ review process (in place to ensure quality control). The patches will have to be split up, with people's concerns and comments addressed over a long period, with patches constantly rebased to keep up with the latest coreboot master branch. In order to get this done in a decent enough time frame, Raptor Engineering will need - to work on a more-or-less full-time basis. The funding amounts that he has asked for, are as follows: - <ul> - <li>35K USD - This pays for basic support (Fam10h), plus upstreaming. Minifree Ltd (Francis Rowe's company, sometimes known as Gluglug) will pay for this.</li> - <li> - The following will be crowd-funded:<br/> - 15K USD - pays for S3 (suspend/resume), stable text-mode graphics initialization and Fam15h CPU support - <ul> - <li>20K USD stretch goal - upstreaming (crowd funded)</li> - </ul> - Excess funding from the crowd funding campaign (when started) will be used to subsidize Minifree's costs, and will support the libreboot project. - </li> - </ul> - Although Raptor would be working for many months to get this upstreamed (merged in coreboot's master branch - in the git repository), libreboot would merge it more or less instantly, probably in the same week that the + to work on a more-or-less full-time basis.: + </li> + <li> + Francis Rowe (lead developer of libreboot) is paying for this privately, and will have it + ready in libreboot as soon as possible. + </li> + <li> + Although Raptor will be working for many months to get this upstreamed (merged in coreboot's master branch + in the git repository), libreboot will merge it more or less instantly, probably in the same week that the code is released for review. Raptor would also of course be rebasing the patches on a regular basis, as part of the review process, so even if it takes longer for the patches to be merged in coreboot, libreboot would have support for this board.<br/><br/> @@ -98,12 +93,6 @@ that should easily be more than powerful enough for almost everyone. Timothy has replaced the AGESA source in coreboot with native initialization code for AMD. The work that he has done can easily be extended to support more hardware, so getting this code out and upstreamed is very important.<br/><br/> - - Francis Rowe (lead developer of libreboot) is working with Timothy to get a crowd funding campaign started, - and trying to get as many people as possible interested in pledging towards the campaign.<br/><br/> - - If you are interested in donating towards the campaign (once it begins), register your interest by contacting - Francis Rowe, using the information on the <a href="../contrib/">maintainers page</a>. <ul> <li> TYAN S8230 is very similar, and could probably be ported based on the KGPE-D16. Same GPU too.