Hardware – UEFI Bios for Linux ‘Chromebook’

The original ‘SeaBios’ BIOS on my Acer c720p was a little clunky, so I decided to make the plunge and update it to a ‘proper’ Linux-friendly BIOS..    There is a known/good one available, but it is UEFI-only, so will … Continue reading

X86_64 – ‘Apollo Lake’ SOC System, with a Gotcha..

After more research, I decided to get one of the Intel ‘Apollo Lake’-based SOC systems, and the one I chose was from Kodlix..     It is functionally identical with another from Beelink, and in fact the Kodlix website shows images of … Continue reading

ARM64 – HiKey – Change to UEFI Boot..

After some more testing, including trying (unsuccessfully) the HiKey version of Kernel 4.1-rc4 # git clone -b hikey-mainline-rebase –single-branch https://github.com/96boards/linux/   I was frustrated by the complete lack of kernel boot info on screen, after the proprietary bootloader had finished.. More … Continue reading