Donate for better coreboot Chromebook support?

I’m considering adding a donate button to the site, specifically for purchasing Chromebook hardware with which to test coreboot builds prior to release. I currently already have a Dediprog SF100  to quickly de-brick (kindly donated by Stefan Reinauer in Google). I would need a  NET20DC usb debugger, Acer C7,  and HP Pavilion 14 to start with, which would be about €550 at current prices (and guestimating import duty for the NET20DC). I would then be interested in purchasing the new Haswell based Chromebooks due to be released at the end of the year with a view to releasing coreboot builds for them.

Yay or nay?

2 thoughts on “Donate for better coreboot Chromebook support?”

    1. Problems? Do tell!

      As far as I’m aware, there are no problems as such. Power-saving doesn’t work well because of userspace issues. Please elaborate on your assertion.

      Also, I did intend to release some new ones based on the ChromeOS tree, but getting those working and not bricking, isn’t a consistent procedure. For instance, if you try to build one for the second generation you had better use Ubuntu 12.04, as the compiler which now comes in the SDK appears to be too new.

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