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StarLiteMkIV

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StarBookMkV

coreboot: 7 (2021-09-22)

Initial release firmware for the StarBook Mk V

coreboot:         4.14
CSME:             15.0.30.1776
Microcode:            0x88
FSP:              A.0.51.31

Configurable options:
Hyper-Threading:      Enable / Disable
Intel VT-d:           Enable / Disable
Power Profile:            Power Saving / Balanced / Performance
ME State:         Enable / Disable
Wireless:         Enable / Disable
Microphone:           Enable / Disable
Clock Gating:         Enable / Disable
Keyboard Backlight Timeout:   30 seconds / 1 minute / 3 minutes / 5 minutes / Never
Fn Ctrl Swap:         Enable / Disable

Power Profiles are as below:
Performance:          PL1:         35W
              PL2:         64W
              TurboBoost:  Enabled
Balanced:         PL1:         15W
              PL2:         35W
              TurboBoost:  Enabled
Power Saving:         PL1:         15W
              PL2:         15W
              TurboBoost:  Disabled

ITE128: 1.00 (2021-09-22)

Initial release firmware for the StarBook Mk V

AMI: 1 (2021-09-22)

Initial release firmware for the StarBook Mk V

AMI:              5.29
CSME:             15.0.30.1776
Microcode:            0x88
FSP:              A.0.51.31

Configurable options:
Hyper-Threading:      Enable / Disable
Intel VT-d:           Enable / Disable
Power Profile:            Power Saving / Balanced / Performance
ME State:         Enable / Disable
Wireless:         Enable / Disable
Microphone:           Enable / Disable
Clock Gating:         Enable / Disable
Keyboard Backlight Timeout:   30 seconds / 1 minute / 3 minutes / 5 minutes / Never
Fn Ctrl Swap:         Enable / Disable

Power Profiles are as below:
Performance:          PL1:         35W
              PL2:         64W
              TurboBoost:  Enabled
Balanced:         PL1:         15W
              PL2:         35W
              TurboBoost:  Enabled
Power Saving:         PL1:         15W
              PL2:         15W
              TurboBoost:  Disabled

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StarLiteMkIII

AMI: 2.1.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated SGX allocations
Updated Microcode
Improved Charger configuration
Updated SGX configuration
Improved DPTF configuration
Enabled dito
Updated CSE

ITE: 1.03 (2021-09-22)

Modified charging frequency to reduce noise

AMI: 1.4.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated DPTF

AMI: 1.3.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated Verb Table
Updated SSD initialisation

ITE: 1.02 (2021-09-22)

Improved compatibility with third-party chargers
Fixed keyboard backlight control
Adjusted trackpad handler

ITE: 1.01 (2021-09-22)

Fixed keyboard backlight timeout

AMI: 1.2.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated Verb Table
Optimised Power Management
Removed PL1 Limitation
Updated Secure Boot Keys

AMI: 1.1.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated wireless configuration

ITE: 1.00 (2021-09-22)

Initial release firmware for the StarLite Mk III

AMI: 1.0.0 (2021-09-22)

Initial release firmware for the StarLite Mk III

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StarLabTopMkIV

ITE: 1.06 (2021-09-22)

Add Q Event for Touchpad State which allows it to be saved on reboot

ITE: 1.05 (2021-09-22)

Updated power configuration
Use battery power when charger doesnt supply enough

coreboot: 6 (2021-09-22)

Rebase on upstream
New VBT's that prioritise performance over power consumption
New BGRT logo
Updated microcode
Updated FSP
Use open-source LIBGFXINIT
Option to disable or enable Wireless
Option to disable or enable Webcam
Option to disable or enable Microphone
Option to disable or enable Hyper-Threading
Option to disable or enable Intel VT-d
Option to disable or enable Clock Gating
Option to adjust the Thermal Design Power (15W / 20W / 25W)
Q-Events for specific models
Fixed bug where Qubes wouldn't boot (Requires disabling Clock Gating)
Fixed bug where Function Lock state was lost

coreboot: 5 (2021-09-22)

Rebased on upstream
Added CMOS option to enable Intel ME
Fixed bug where ECOS wasnt stored on S3
Improved battery ACPI
Removed delay for charger connect/disconnect

AMI: 2.4.0 (2021-09-22)

Fixed bug where Windows would output sound to both headphones and speakers

coreboot: 4 (2021-09-22)

Rebase on upstream
Changed Tianocore to upp_next branch
Configured CMOS to allow settings to be changed with coreboot-configurator application
Disabled VBR
Fixed bug where Fn Lock state lost on reboot
Enabled EVAC register in EC asl

coreboot: 3 (2021-09-22)

Updated VBT ID's
Removed unused ACPI
Rebase on upstream
Updated FSP configuration
Disabled S4

coreboot: 2 (2021-09-22)

Rebase on upstream
Changed to ASL v2 syntax

coreboot: 1 (2021-09-22)

Rebase on upstream
Reverted to FSP
Updated BGRT Logo

AMI: 2.3.0 (2021-09-22)

Added Windows Compliant Codec Header
Update Headset Mic Detection

AMI: 2.2.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated Microcode
Added option to disable BLE
Updated Verb Table

ITE: 1.04 (2021-09-22)

Function lock state remembered between reboots

AMI: 2.1.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated verb table to enable headphone jack detection

AMI: 2.0.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated verb table for headphone detection

AMI: 1.8.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated verb table for headphone detection

AMI: 1.6.0 (2021-09-22)

Changed default brightness to 100
Updated Secure Boot Keys
Improved support for SATA SSD's
Improved charging speed
Improved Type-C detection

ITE: 1.03 (2021-09-22)

Updated fan curve

ITE: 1.02 (2021-09-22)

Updated fan curve

ITE: 1.01 (2021-09-22)

Updated fan curve
Updated Fn binding at post

AMI: 1.4.0 (2021-09-22)

Adjusted audio subsystem

AMI: 1.3.0 (2021-09-22)

Improved WiFi configuration
Improved audio jack detection

AMI: 1.2.0 (2021-09-22)

Fixed bug where headphones not detected

ITE: 1.00 (2021-09-22)

Initial release firmware for the StarLabTop Mk IV

AMI: 1.1.0 (2021-09-22)

Initial release firmware for the StarLabTop Mk IV

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StarLiteMkII

ITE: 14.08 (2021-09-22)

Fixed power drain when suspended

AMI: 1.5.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated DPTF
Updated Verb Table
Enabled BLE

AMI: 1.4.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated PK
Enabled BLE
Updated Power Management for better battery retention whilst sleeping and suspended
Updated ROM layout

AMI: 1.3.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated Microcode to 40
Updated PK
Enabled BLE
Updated Power Management for better battery retention whilst sleeping and suspended

AMI: 1.2.0 (2021-09-22)

Staged option to reverse Ctrl + Fn Keys
Updated Microcod
Fixed pop sound from speakers
Improvements to speakers
Improvements processor power management
Improvements to trackpad accuracy
Improvements to power management
Fixed issue that prevent boot order being changed from OS
Adjusting timing of power button
Added BIOS option to set Keyboard Backlight Timeout
Added BIOS option to set VRAM Aperture
Fixed issue with Fn Lock state not being remembering between reboots
Added option to disable wireless
Added option to disable webcam
Added power-save mode

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StarLabTopMkIII

coreboot: 6 (2021-09-22)

Rebase on upstream
New VBT's that prioritise performance over power consumption
New BGRT logo
Updated microcode
Updated FSP
Use open-source LIBGFXINIT
Option to disable or enable Wireless
Option to disable or enable Webcam
Option to disable or enable Microphone
Option to disable or enable Hyper-Threading
Option to disable or enable Intel VT-d
Option to disable or enable Clock Gating
Option to adjust the Thermal Design Power (15W / 20W / 25W)
Q-Events for specific models
Fixed bug where Qubes wouldn't boot (Requires disabling Clock Gating)
Fixed bug where Function Lock state was lost

coreboot: 5 (2021-09-22)

Rebased on upstream
Added CMOS option to enable Intel ME
Fixed bug where ECOS wasn't stored on S3
Fixed bug where S3 wouldn't resume
Improved battery ACPI
Removed delay for charger connect/disconnect

coreboot: 4 (2021-09-22)

Rebase on upstream
Changed Tianocore to upp_next branch
Configured CMOS to allow settings to be changed with coreboot-configurator application
Disabled VBR
Fixed bug where Fn Lock state lost on reboot
Enabled EVAC register in EC asl

coreboot: 3 (2021-09-22)

Updated libgfxinit configuration
Rebase on upstream
Adjusted memory handling
Updated VBT ID's
Removed unused ACPI
Disabled S4

AMI: 2.0.0 (2021-09-22)

Enabled BLE

AMI: 1.6.0 (2021-09-22)

Updated Microcode to D6
Updated CSME to 11.8.79.3772
Added System PK
Fixed adjustable keyboard backlight
Improved ACPI support
Improved SSD configuration
New option to reverse Ctrl + Fn keys
Added support for PXE Boot
Added performance mode selector
Added option to disable Hyper-threading
Changed default CSM support to Disabled
Changed default Intel ME state to Disabled
Added new temperature thresholds
Removed redundant modules
Removed redundant AMI PK Keys

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