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Lenovo Chromebook N20 & N20P

Introduction

This page contains information about the Lenovo Chromebook N20 & N20P that is interesting and/or useful to software developers. For general information about getting started with developing on Chromium OS (the open-source version of the software on the Chrome Notebook), see the Chromium OS Developer Guide.

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Specifications

Developer Mode

Caution: Modifications you make to the system are not supported by Google, may cause hardware, software or security issues and may void warranty.

Details for working with developer mode can be found on this page.

Firmware

This device uses coreboot to boot the system. You can find the source in the Chromium OS coreboot git tree in the firmware-clapper-5216.199.B branch.

What's inside?

WARNING: Opening the case and fiddling with the stuff inside could easily brick your system and make it unrecoverable. DO NOT ATTEMPT if you are not familiar with this process. Really, just don't.

Disassembly

Taking apart your Chromebook is not encouraged. If you have hardware troubles, please seek assistance first from an authorized center. There's nothing inside that you can fix yourself. Be advised that disassembly might void warranties or other obligations, so please consult any and all paperwork you received first.

Fine. If you must risk breaking it for good, at least do it the right way.