Projects in the topic uefi


port coreboot to 96Boards HiKey

a project by vimacs

Hikey is a development board with HiSilicon Kirin 620 eight-core ARM Cortex-A53 64-bit SoC. The original firmware is based on Tianocore EDK II, and I'd like to port coreboot to this board. Challenges:

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Setup UEFI HTTPBoot with OVMF and try to write/run test on openQA

a project by bchou

HTTPBoot was added into UEFI SPEC since 2.5. It aims to replace PXE and provides more features. Actually, the concept of HTTPBoot is similar to PXE. It starts with the HTTP URL from the DHCP server and fetches the data with the HTTP protocol. The key difference between HTTPBoot and PXE is the support of DNS. With DNS, the firmware and the bootloader can resolve the domain name so it's possible to pass the well-known URL to download the image instead of the explicit IP URL. Besides, HTTP is designed to cross different domains, while tftp (PXE) is only for the local network. Part1:

Updated almost 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Porting coreboot to Dell Latitude E6230

a project by ArchLinux

I'm going to port coreboot to the Dell Latitude E6230 laptop and make it work. Dell Latitude E6230 has two SOIC-8 flash chips. The 4M one which contains the top part of the firmware can be read and programmed, while the 8M one is hard to access via ISP. I downloaded a 12MB ROM from a Google drive made by others.

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

openSUSE on Lenovo MIIX 310 2-in-1 tablet

a project by scabrero

This is a UEFI only device where openSUSE does not boot, hanging after loading the kernel and the initramfs even disabling secure boot. The goal of this project is to learn as much as possible about UEFI, secure boot and finally install openSUSE on this device.

Updated over 3 years ago. No love.