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Author: Francis Rowe <info@gluglug.org.uk>
Date:   Mon, 12 Oct 2015 23:40:13 +0100

docs/hcl/c201.html: Add table of contents

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diff --git a/docs/hcl/c201.html b/docs/hcl/c201.html @@ -31,7 +31,8 @@ </p> <p> - More info will be added later. + <b>More info will be added later, including build/installation instructions. + The board is supported in libreboot, however, and has been confirmed to work.</b> </p> <p> @@ -44,12 +45,48 @@ </div> <div class="section"> - <h1 id="thescrew">The screw</h1> + <ul> + <li><a href="#thescrew">Flash chip write protection: the screw</a></li> + <li><a href="#googlebastards">Google is bad. We do not endorse them.</a></li> + <li><a href="#videoblobs">Caution: Video acceleration requires a blob. Do not install it. Use software rendering.</a></li> + <li><a href="#wifiblobs">Caution: WiFi acceleration requires a blob. Do not install it. Use a USB dongle.</a></li> + <li><a href="#ec">EC firmware is free software!</a></li> + <li><a href="#os">Replace ChromeOS immediately!</a></li> + <li><a href="#depthcharge">Depthcharge payload</a></li> + </ul> + + + <div class="section"> + <h1 id="thescrew">Flash chip write protection: the screw</h1> <p> It's next to the flash chip. Unscrew it, and the flash chip is read-write. Screw it back in, and the flash chip is read-only. It's called the screw. </p> </div> + + <div class="section"> + <h1 id="googlebastards">Google is bad. We do not endorse them.</h1> + <p> + It's merely a coincidence that libreboot can support this hardware, with some issues (see sections below). + While Google does hire a lot of coreboot developers, it's not the case that these laptops can be used + in freedom (libreboot) because Google cares about user freedom. It's just a lucky coincidence. Nothing more. + </p> + <p> + Chromebooks are designed (from the factory) to actually coax the user into using + <a href="https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.en.html">proprietary web services</a> + (SaaSS) that invade the user's privacy. Google is even a member of the <i>PRISM</i> program, as outlined + by Edward Snowden. See notes about ChromeOS below. The libreboot project recommends + that the user replace the default <i>ChromeOS</i> with a less evil distribution. + </p> + <p> + We also use the same argument for the MacBook and the ThinkPads that are supported in libreboot. + Those laptops are supported, in spite of Apple and Lenovo, companies which are actually <i>hostile</i> + to the free software movement. + </p> + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + </div> <div class="section"> <h1 id="videoblobs">Caution: Video acceleration requires a blob. Do not install it. Use software rendering.</h1> @@ -177,7 +214,7 @@ </div> <div class="section"> - <h1 id="depthcharge">Depthcharge</h1> + <h1 id="depthcharge">Depthcharge payload</h1> <p> These systems do not use the GRUB payload. Instead, they use a payload called depthcharge, which is common on Chromebooks.