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notebook cr-48
model: cr-48(model id: 1137)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
notebook
vendor:
Google
architecture:
x86-64/amd64
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
no
can free operating systems be installed?
yes
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
not-specified
year of commercialization:
2010
compatibility with free software:
A-platinum
tested on:
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
tested with the following kernel libre:
3.2.0-38-generic
video card model:
Intel Corporation Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics Controller (works with 3D acceleration)
wifi model:
Atheros Communications Inc. AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) (it works)
webcam model:
ID 04f2:b205 Chicony Electronics Co., Lt (it works)
Description:
The cr-48 is the first chromebook that was distributed by google to beta testers beginning in 2010. It features an intel atom processor, 2gb of ram, a 16gb ssd and atheros wifi. All compenents work with free software. I've installed the h20 insyde bios since that is documented but have not attempted to install coreboot as it is undocumented on the cr-48.

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