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Libreboot 成功的讓 FreeBSD/OpenBSD 開機

Libreboot 是一個 open source 版本的 BIOS/UEFI 替代品: Libreboot is a free BIOS or UEFI replacement (free as in freedom); libre boot firmware that initializes the hardware and starts a bootloader for your operating system. 而最近的版本則是順利的在沒有修改作業系統來配合 Libreboot 的情況下將 FreeBSD 與 OpenBSD … Continue reading

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Love your country, but never trust its government

從 Hacker News Daily 上看到的,在 Sun-2 的 bootloader 裡可以看到「Love your country, but never trust its government」這樣的字串:「Why the Sun 2 has the message "Love your country, but never trust its government"」。 這段字串是由 John Gilmore 當時在 Sun 開發時所放入的,John Gilmore 同時也是後來 EFF 創辦人之一,不過當初放入這段字串的目的是為了抓到盜版: … Continue reading

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萬用的安裝工具:netboot.xyz

看到「netboot.xyz」這個工具: DHCP server 上設定好就可以直接開機安裝機器了,看起來常見的 OS 都支援了。

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溫水煮青蛙:Windows 10 與 Secure Boot

Microsoft 的 Windows 10 更進一步限制了 Secure Boot 的選擇:「Linux’s worst-case scenario: Windows 10 makes Secure Boot mandatory, locks out other operating systems」。 之前是關閉,現在則是必須要 optional (包裝用語啦,意思是預設值打開,使用者可以進 UEFI console 關閉): OEMs are still required to ship Secure Boot, but the previously mandatory disable … Continue reading

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Go 的 self-boot 計畫

Go 的 self-boot 計畫,也就是用 Go compiler 編 Go compiler:「Russ Cox – porting the Go compiler from C to Go」。 其中提到: The goal is to convert *their* C code (not all C code). They want generated code to be human-readable and … Continue reading

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