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SubjectRe: Crusoe's persistent translation on linux?
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Le ven 20/06/2003 à 02:16, Linus Torvalds a écrit :
> So no, it wouldn't really benefit from it, not to mention that it's not
> even an option since Transmeta has never released enough details to do it
> anyway. Largely for simple security concerns - if you start giving
> interfaces for mucking around with the "microcode", you could do some
> really nasty things.

Did you just write: "the Crusoe has special backdoors built-in which
would allow a userspace program to takeover the machine, and Transmeta
choose security through obscurity to avoid this problem" ?
Nice call for crackers :)

Xav

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