SeaBios Alternatives

    SeaBios is described as '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'. There are five alternatives to SeaBios for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is coreboot, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SeaBios are Libreboot (Free, Open Source), petitboot (Free, Open Source), U-Boot (Free) and XTIDE Universal BIOS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 20, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      coreboot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) is a free software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS firmware found in most computers with a lightweight system designed to perform only the minimum of tasks necessary to load and run a modern 32-bit or 64-bit operating system.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Like coreboot, libreboot is boot firmware intended as a free 'BIOS' replacement for your computer. 'Libre' means 'liberty'. Libreboot is not a reboot library!
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    1. Petitboot is a platform independent bootloader based on the Linux kexec warm reboot mechanism.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      The "Universal Bootloader" ("Das U-Boot") is a monitor program. Free Software: full source code under GPL hosted on SourceForge: .
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    2. 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 capacity than you'll ever need for old computers.

      Discontinued

      No recent development, the project site is archived.

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