Moorestown (computing platform)
Moorestown is the Intel Corporation's handheld MID and smartphone platform based on Lincroft system-on-a-chip with an Atom processor core, Langwell input/output Platform Controller Hub (I/O PCH), and a Briertown Power Management IC. Announced in 2010, the platform was demonstrated running Moblin Linux.
The Moorestown platform introduced the Simple Firmware Interface (SFI), a lightweight alternative to ACPI. In Linux 5.12, support for SFI, which was previously marked as obsolete, was removed from the kernel by Intel.
- ^ "New Intel® Atom™ Processor-Based Platform Using Significantly Lower Power Readies Intel for Smartphone, Tablet Push".
- ^ Intel’s Next-Generation Handheld Platform (codenamed “Moorestown”)
- ^ Intel Demonstrates Moorestown Smartphones and Tablet Running Moblin, Including LG,[Quanta] and [Compal]
- ^ The Linux Kernel Obsoletes The Intel Simple Firmware Interface
- ^ Intel's Simple Firmware Interface Being Killed Off With Linux 5.12