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commit dd34b4e7b6ff216ddac56941383290dc1da99ba8
parent d0865e1848ad29de002f39b4f62fe804e4d853a3
Author: Francis Rowe <info@gluglug.org.uk>
Date:   Sat, 19 Dec 2015 23:42:34 +0000

tell user not to buy ASUS Chromebook C201

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docs/src/hcl/c201.texi | 2++
docs/src/install/c201.texi | 2++
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diff --git a/docs/src/hcl/c201.texi b/docs/src/hcl/c201.texi @@ -26,6 +26,8 @@ @node ASUS Chromebook C201 @chapter ASUS Chromebook C201 @anchor{#asus-chromebook-c201} +@strong{DO NOT BUY THIS LAPTOP YET!!!!!!!!!!! This laptop currently has @em{zero} support from libre distros. Parabola theoretically supports it, by installing Arch first and then migrating to Parabola using the migration guide on the Parabola wiki, but it's not very well tested and does not have many package - in our opinion, Parabola does not really support this laptop. There are also several issues. Read this page for more information. This laptop can still be used reasonably, in freedom, but it requires a lot of work. Most users will be disappointed.} + This is a Chromebook, using the Rockchip RK3288 SoC. 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. Paul Kocialkowski, a @uref{http://www.replicant.us/,Replicant} developer, ported this laptop to libreboot. Thank you, Paul! diff --git a/docs/src/install/c201.texi b/docs/src/install/c201.texi @@ -21,6 +21,8 @@ @anchor{#asus-chromebook-c201-installation-guide} These instructions are for installing Libreboot to the ASUS Chromebook C201. Since the device ships with Coreboot, the installation instructions are the same before and after flashing Libreboot for the first time. +@strong{DO NOT BUY THIS LAPTOP YET!!!!!!!!!!! This laptop currently has @em{zero} support from libre distros. Parabola theoretically supports it, by installing Arch first and then migrating to Parabola using the migration guide on the Parabola wiki, but it's not very well tested and does not have many package - in our opinion, Parabola does not really support this laptop. There are also several issues. Read @uref{../hcl/c201.html,this page} for more information. This laptop can still be used reasonably, in freedom, but it requires a lot of work. Most users will be disappointed.} + @strong{If you are using libreboot_src or git, then make sure that you built the sources first (see @uref{../git/index.html#build,../git/index.html#build}).} Look at the @ref{#rom,list of ROM images} to see which image is compatible with your device.