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Announcing coreboot 4.13

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coreboot 4.13 was released on November 20th, 2020.

Since 4.12 there were 4200 new commits by over 234 developers.
Of these, about 72 contributed to coreboot for the first time.

Thank you to all developers who again helped made coreboot better
than ever, and a big welcome to our new contributors!

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Coreboot 4.13 Adds Intel TXT, Picks Up New Boards For AMD

  • Coreboot 4.13 Adds Intel TXT, Picks Up New Boards For AMD Pollock, Intel Alder Lake

    Coreboot 4.13 is out today as the latest tagged version of this open-source firmware platform supporting a wide range of hardware.

    Coreboot 4.13 brings initial support for Intel TXT (Trusted eXecution Technology) that can be used with a Coreboot Measured Launch Environment, support for hidden PCI devices, built-in Address Sanitizer support for run-time memory debugging, initial support for building Coreboot as x86_64 code for better performance and allowing use of more than 4GB of RAM, an updated resource allocator, and other improvements.

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