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Retroboot provides free (as in freedom) boot firmware for x86 computers, based on coreboot which provides such initialization. It includes software such as GNU GRUB and Tianocore, which can be used as a bootloader alongside coreboot. Retroboot provides a fully automated build system around these various projects with pre-compiled ROM images in every release.
Changes since last release:
moddep.lstgenerated by GNU GRUB when built as a coreboot payload. Notably, ZSTD and LUKS2 support have been added. Module also added allowing Dragonfly BSD installations to boot correctly when using GNU GRUB
This is a beta release, so you should not expect it to be stable or to work on your machine. Extensive testing is required!
NOTE: The build of Tianocore works on X230/X230/T420 but stalls on X200 so it is not supported there for now. Rbmk currently does not support compiling 32 bit Tianocore builds either, only 64-bit, so Tianocore support is excluded on X60/T60 targets.
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