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SubjectRe: SSSCA: We're in trouble now
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Linux doesnt use the BIOS if you tell it not to, if it can avoid using
it. It will :)

On Fri, 2002-03-01 at 15:30, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> le ven 01-03-2002 à 21:27, Shawn Starr a écrit :
> > Trouble or not. We will defeat this garbage. I will not allow any or my
> > (Canada) country to tell me how to control my own systems let alone my
> > own hardware!
> >
> > Let them pass it, they won't be able to enforce it. I won't let my Linux
> > kernel become 'tainted' by closed binary drivers and I will really
> > actively get involved in defeating such measures in Linux kernel
> > modules.
>
> You already use much BIOS with linux today, and tomorrow ACPI will be
> mandatory to use your box. Both are untrusted binary "drivers".
>
> Xav
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