- Yes, I use Coreboot.
- Yes, I use Libreboot.
- Yes, I use something else (see comments)
- No, I do not.
I use an asus KGPE D16 with Libreboot and a Thinkpad x230 with coreboot (with the blobs taken out)
Is it hard to coreboot a x230?
and how did u remove the “extra” blobs?
no, but not because i don’t want to - i couldn’t find an open BIOS for my machine
Just take them out when compiling.
So, where do you all usually purchase these open source BIOS’s from? They look a bit on the expensive side!
if you have compatible hardware you can install the firmware yourself - here’s the site for coreboot - you can also buy PCs with open source firmware preinstalled - maybe someone can list some more vendors cause i know there’s several
coreboot + grub2 payload on my main laptop—ThinkPad X230 that runs parabola gnu/linux-libre though i’m setting up qubes os on a different drive
i’m typing this on a libreboot x200 running tails