Alternatives to coreboot for all platforms with any license

  • GRUB

    GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn. ...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Solaris ... OpenSolaris

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  • SeaBios

    SeaBIOS is an open source implementation of a 16bit X86 BIOS. SeaBIOS can run in an emulator or it can run natively on X86 hardware with the use of coreboot.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Haiku

    • SeaBios allows you to boot from other bootable devices, unlike Coreboot. I own a Chromebook, but I wasn't able to boot my USB's from it. So I put my Chromebook into developer mode and installed SeaBios! My USB's are working fine now! Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Chameleon Bootloader

    Chameleon is a boot loader for Mac OS X. It seems that standard boot loaders for Mac OS X either lack many cool features, or have many cool features, but are...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • gummiboot

    gummiboot is a simple UEFI boot manager which executes configured EFI images. The default entry is selected by a configured pattern (glob) or an on-screen menu. ...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome OS BSD

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    • Discontinued In May 2015, gummiboot was fully integrated into systemd to form its systemd-boot component that serves as a UEFI boot manager. Following this action, the source code repository of gummiboot was emptied out in July 2015. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gummiboot_(software)
  • Chimera

    Chimera is a Hackintosh bootloader that merges the best features from various branches of Chameleon bootloader, into a new branch based on the latest Chameleon 2.0 RC5...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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  • U-Boot

    The "Universal Bootloader" ("Das U-Boot") is a monitor program. Free Software: full source code under GPL hosted on SourceForge:...

    Free Linux

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  • XTIDE Universal BIOS

    XTIDE Universal BIOS makes it possible to use modern large ATA hard disks or Compact Flash cards on old PC's. You can then enjoy quiet or noiseless drives with more...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued No recent development, the project site is archived.

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