back to article LibreBMC project to open source baseboard management controllers with security as a priority

The OpenPOWER Foundation, formed to promote IBM's open-source POWER instruction set architecture (ISA), on Monday said it is putting together a new working group to develop LibreBMC, claimed to be the first baseboard management controller (BMC) designed with open source software and hardware. "The LibreBMC project came out of …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    I'm guessing that the LibreBMC will be using the 22nm (or 28nm) LibreSoC (ref: )

  2. whitepines

    Competition is good?

    Seems there are now two competing FPGA BMC projects -- the original project is Kestrel:

    From what I can see Kestrel is already functional, and LibreBMC is still in the early planning phase. Will be interesting to see what happens from here, and which project gains traction.

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