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   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/coreboot-v2</nowiki>
   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/coreboot-v2</nowiki>
   $ cd coreboot-v2/util
   $ cd coreboot-v2/util
   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/flashrom</nowiki>
   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/flashrom/trunk flashrom</nowiki>
   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/nvramtool</nowiki>
   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/nvramtool</nowiki>
   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/superiotool</nowiki>
   $ svn co <nowiki>https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/superiotool</nowiki>

Revision as of 20:09, 26 April 2009

Note: These snapshots are for people, who use Linux as operating system and are able to build software from the source code.

There is no easy to install package for people who want to quickly try out a new BIOS on their computer, yet. For this purpose we will soon provide a disk image, which you can use with the QEMU emulator to test coreboot on your Linux, OS X and Windows computers (without having to do any hardware changes).


There is an archive of coreboot-v2 snapshots available at qa.coreboot.org. A new tar.bz2 file is created whenever the repository changes.

Subversion checkout

coreboot keeps its development tree in a Subversion repository.

Anonymous access

You can check it out as follows (see end of list for a firewall-friendly version):

If you want the new and still in development coreboot v3 (ca. 16 MB data as of 10/2008):

 $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/repository/coreboot-v3

If you want the current stable version coreboot v2 (ca. 69 MB data as of 10/2008):

 $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/repos/trunk/coreboot-v2

If you want a specific revision (see the Confirmed working svn revisions page):

 $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/repos/trunk/coreboot-v2 -r 2100

If you want the old, unmaintained and unsupported coreboot v1 tree (ca. 47 MB data as of 10/2008):

 $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/repos/trunk/coreboot-v1

HTTP Access

NOTE: The coreboot repositories make use of svn:external properties to get required components into its source tree. However, this automatism only works when using the SVN protocol. If you are using the HTTP protocol for downloading coreboot, you need to download those sub-components manually in order to be able to build coreboot.

If your company installed a firewall that blocks the svn port (3690) you can also check out using the webdav frontend:

 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/coreboot-v2
 $ cd coreboot-v2/util
 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/flashrom/trunk flashrom
 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/nvramtool
 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/superiotool
 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/getpir
 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/mptable
 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/repos/trunk/util/inteltool
 $ svn co https://svn.coreboot.org/repository/coreboot-v3/util/x86emu
 $ cd ../..

Developer access with write permission

Access for developers with write permission, is very similar to anonymous access. Just add your Subversion username as follows when checking out the repository:

 $ svn co svn://<username>@coreboot.org/repos/trunk/coreboot-v2

Source code browsing

You can also browse the coreboot Subversion repository online using the Trac interface.

Repositories on coreboot.org

  1. coreboot v1
  1. coreboot v2
  1. coreboot v3
  1. FILO
  1. Buildrom
  1. Distributed and Automated Testsystem