[LinuxBIOS] #42: Disable SMM on K8 platforms

LinuxBIOS svn at openbios.org
Fri Nov 10 20:03:44 CET 2006

#42: Disable SMM on K8 platforms
    Reporter:  stepan             |           Owner:  stepan          
        Type:  defect             |          Status:  assigned        
    Priority:  major              |       Milestone:  Going mainstream
   Component:  code               |         Version:  v2              
  Resolution:                     |        Keywords:  SMM, security   
   Due_close:  MM/DD/YYYY         |   Include_gantt:  0               
Dependencies:                     |      Due_assign:  MM/DD/YYYY      
 Patchstatus:  there is no patch  |  
Comment (by nemesis at icequake.net):

 Most BIOSes relocate SMBASE to 0xA0000 so as to map it into the VGA
 framebuffer area instead of on top of memory.

Ticket URL: <http://tracker.linuxbios.org/trac/LinuxBIOS/ticket/42#comment:6>
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