Protectli FW4B Quad Core Fanless Celeron J3160

Note: AstLinux 1.3.0 or later is required

Board Specifications: Protectli FW4B Datasheet

AstLinux Board Type:

  • “genx86_64” (Video Console: HDMI)
  • “genx86_64-serial” (Serial Console: 115200 baud)

Complete System Recommended Options:

  • coreboot BIOS
  • Memory: 204-pin DDR3L-1600 (1.35V) SO-DIMM 4GB (Max 8GB)
  • Storage: mSATA SSD

Total System Power (no HDMI connection): 6 Watts when idle.

Performance: 24.9 secs. (Single-core test, lower is better)

time ( echo "scale=3456; 4*a(1)" | bc -l )




ALERT_SOUNDS="startup shutdown"  # Optional Sounds


# libsensors configuration file
# -----------------------------
# Protectli FW4B CPU J3160

# coretemp CPU sensor

BIOS Setup:

It is recommended to use the coreboot BIOS, as such there is no configuration needed. Whether you use a serial or video console, it just works.

Tip → When booting from a USB AstLinux Installer, use the lower USB port and press the F11 key for the boot menu.


Small 4.5 x 4.3 inch (115 x 108 mm) footprint.