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Re: TPM chip and Grub bootloader

From: Klaus Weiss
Subject: Re: TPM chip and Grub bootloader
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 12:20:37 +0200

hallo bist cool

Am Donnerstag, den 31.05.2007, 01:28 +0200 schrieb Stefan Reinauer:
> * Robert Millan <address@hidden> [070530 15:18]:
> > IOW, no matter who the keys belong to, the problem is there's a component in
> > the hardware I paid for that is hostile to me, which contains keys that I
> > cannot retrieve (good, because of security), and refuses to use the keys on
> > anything I want it to (bad, because it's inherently an abusive tool).
> You do not need a TPM based system. Todays BIOSes prohibit flashing
> anything not signed by the vendor using SMI and hardware lockdown
> mechanisms. You are locked out already, even though you might not care
> or know yet.
> Stefan
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