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SubjectRe: BTTV detection broken in 2.4.0-test11-pre5
On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Dan Hollis wrote:

> Writeprotect the flashbios with the motherboard jumper, and remove the
> cmos battery.
>
> Checkmate. :-)

Only if you run your kernel XIP from the flash. If you load it into RAM,
it's still possible for an attacker to modify it. You can load new code
into the kernel even if the kernel doesn't make it easy for you by having
CONFIG_MODULES defined.

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dwmw2


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