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Numerous bugs were fixed. Conformance was fixed. Windows support was improved. Boot-time speedups were made.
Support was added for the Advansus A785E-I and the Siemens SITEMP-G1 mainboards. Assorted bugs were fixed.
Support was added for the Lenovo ThinkPad T60, Nuvoton NCT6776F, and memory mapped UARTs. Support was added for the OXPCIe952 using the new UART code. Numerous platform enhancements and platform bugfixes were made. Dead code was cleaned up.
Initial support was added for ServerEngines' SE-SM 4210-P01. Lenovo H8 and PMH7 support was addded. GPIO support was fixed for the PC87384. Bugs in the i945 code were fixed. Cruft was removed. Other code cleanups were done.
Bugs in the code supporting the Lenovo X60 were fixed.
Coreboot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) is a project that aims to replace the normal BIOS with a little bit of hardware initialization and a payload. Payloads can include a compressed Linux kernel, FILO, GRUB2, OpenBIOS, Open Firmware, SmartFirmware, GNUFI (UEFI), Etherboot, ADLO (for booting Windows and OpenBSD), Plan 9, or memtest86.