[LinuxBIOS] [RFC] Call for Action: LinuxBIOS foundations

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Thu Aug 30 13:21:28 CEST 2007

On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 11:32:31PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 05:16:31PM -0500, Corey Osgood wrote:
> > I suppose linuxbios could be used for tivoization of the payload,
> > perhaps easier than a normal bios, but in that case couldn't 
> > linuxbios just be rebuilt to not include the signature checks?
> Certainly!

If the check is done in LinuxBIOS, yes. If some hardware component or
other piece of software does the check _before_ LinuxBIOS takes over
you're screwed (I can't easily imagine a way to do that, though).

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