The EDK is the open-source component of the "Framework", Intel's implementation of the EFI Specification, which was developed under the project codenamed "Tiano". The EDK was released under the BSD License. Refer to the EDK section of the EFI and Framework Open Source FAQs for a full explanation of how the EDK relates to the EFI effort.
Working with the EDK
The EDK is essentially a container for the Framework's Foundation code and sample drivers. The EDK is also a development kit for developing, debugging, and testing EFI and Framework drivers, EFI Option ROMs, and EFI Applications for use in the Framework environment. To download snapshots of development or official release of the EDK, click on the link and choose the release to start the download process. Download the EDK Getting Started Guide (pdf) for guidance on building and using the EDK to develop and test drivers. The Framework Specification on the Intel website. To learn more about the EDK codebase see the EDK Module Structure Explained.
- Developer page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/efidevkit/develop
- EDK Files page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/efidevkit/files
|Release||What is it?||EDK Shell||Documents|
Contains UEFI 2.1, Framework 0.9, PI 1.0 and EFI shell: core and sample driver source code for EDK build source code environment and directory structure.
EBC Debugger User Manual.pdf
Edk Getting Started Guide.pdf
EbcDegubber Release notes
|Mobile / Client Patches|
Client Framework Patches are an update to the Green H which Intel utilizes on its client platforms
To see the differences between snapshot versions
License information: BSD
Project Points of Contact
- Link to the Intel EFI 1.10 Specification (on Intel's Site)