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SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH 46/61] fix Intel RNG detection
On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Jan Beulich wrote:

> >with the patch it boots perfectly without any command-line args.
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> Are you getting the 'Firmware space is locked read-only' message then?

yep...

so let me ask a naive question... don't we want the firmware locked
read-only because that protects the bios from viruses? honestly i'm naive
in this area of pc hardware, but i'm kind of confused why we'd want
unlocked firmware just so we can detect a RNG.

-dean
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