Random comments on LinuxBIOS

Jeremy Jackson jerj at coplanar.net
Thu Apr 17 09:48:00 CEST 2003

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederman at lnxi.com>
To: "Adam Agnew" <agnew at cs.umd.edu>
Cc: "Jeremy Jackson" <jerj at coplanar.net>; "McMechan, James W CIV"
<james.mcmechan at navy.mil>; <linuxbios at clustermatic.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 3:11 AM
Subject: Re: Random comments on LinuxBIOS

> Adam Agnew <agnew at cs.umd.edu> writes:
> > The one in question is  6,185,678
> >
> That was an interesting read.  At least I now have an idea of what
> Bill was thinking of.  Most interesting is that there is not a mechanism
> for the trust to go both ways.   In particular how is the loaded
> code to know it is running on a trusted system.

I think that is addressed by MS's Palladium (new name escapes me).

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