[Gta04-owner] How to increase GTA04 sales to get price down

Rico Rommel rico at bierrommel.de
Tue Nov 27 20:16:38 CET 2012


Am Dienstag, 27. November 2012, 19:06:56 schrieb Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli:

> That is a bit similar but worse than the UEFI Restricted boot issue.
> The differences are that here we have a bootrom that enforce things,
> and that the physical access is not trusted(Unlike UEFI where it only
> tries to prevent malware from modifying the boot process, for instance
> by modifying the BIOS(for instance by adding an option rom)).
> 
> I think that would even require some(how much?) board redesign at least
> to change the boot order.

How about a encrypted rootfs on sd, something like a small (mini-)usb stick as 
key medium and a kernel checksum. 
It should be secure as well and not reduce freedom (as secure boot does) or 
require another board layout.

Rico
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