Intel's BIOS Implementation Test Suite, based on GRUB2
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"The Intel BIOS Implementation Test Suite (BITS) provides a
bootable pre-OS environment for testing BIOSes and in particular
their initialization of Intel processors, hardware, and
technologies. BITS can verify your BIOS against many Intel
recommendations. In addition, BITS includes Intel's official
reference code as provided to BIOS, which you can use to override
your BIOS's hardware initialization with a known-good
configuration, and then boot an OS.
"BITS functionality fits in three broad categories:
* Validate: run test suites to verify recommendations
* Configure: override BIOS using Intel reference code
* Explore: experimental tools and information gathering"