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MORF – AMI’s open source Redfish Framework in OpenBMC

https://github.com/ami-megarac/

https://lists.ozlabs.org/pipermail/openbmc/2018-March/011255.html

https://github.com/ami-megarac/MORF-docs/blob/master/MegaRAC%20Open%20Redfish%20Framework%20(MORF).pdf

 

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IBM providing their OpenBMC code to Linux Foundation

[…]IBM is providing their OpenBMC code base to The Linux Foundation, and this project will be supported by several organizations, including Facebook, Google, Intel, and Microsoft. The community is looking to expand and invites contributors from across the industry to come together in defining and creating the OpenBMC stack.[…]The Linux Foundation is pleased to welcome OpenBMC to our family of open source projects and to work with the community to support its growth.[…]

https://www.linuxfoundation.org/blog/openbmc-project-community-comes-together-at-the-linux-foundation-to-define-open-source-implementation-of-bmc-firmware-stack/

https://www.openbmc.org/

https://github.com/openbmc/openbmc

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Raptor meets OpenBMC crowdsourcing pledge goal!

Overall Goal:    $50,000 USD
Raptor’s Contribution:    $30,000 USD
Community Goal:    $20,000 USD
Current Pledges:    $20,000 USD
Remaining Deficit:    $0 USD
 Overall Funding Status:    100.0%
Community Funding Status:    100.0%

https://www.raptorengineering.com/coreboot/kgpe-d16-bmc-port-offer.php

 

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Raptor Engineering seeks funds for OpenBMC port

Raptor Engineering is asking for crowdsource funding to help them port OpenBMC to an ASUS system:

“Make coreboot a first-class citizen in the datacenter on modern, blob-free hardware.”

https://www.raptorengineering.com/coreboot/kgpe-d16-bmc-port-offer.php

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Talos Secure Workstation: coreboot + POWER8

New potential product on CrowdSupply with a NICE set of features (…and I wonder how secure it will be):

* Blob-free operation
* Fully libre (open-source) IBM OPAL primary firmware w/ PetitBoot interface
* Fully libre (open-source) OpenBMC secondary (IPMI / OoBM) firmware
* NO signing keys preventing firmware modification

https://www.crowdsupply.com/raptorcs/talos

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OpenPOWER firmware update from Stewart

Stewart Smith has a new blog post about OpenPOWER, focusing on firmware development community changes, including comments on OpenBMC and other projects. As well, apparently now non-IBM developers can now contribute to OpenPOWER firmware, as someone from Foxconn.com has recently done, which sounds like an improvement.

 

OpenPOWER, OpenCompute and fostering a firmware development community

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