Using LinuxBios to protect against DRM in PC hardware?

Hendricks David W. dwh at
Fri Mar 26 15:34:00 CET 2004

Sounds about right. Though I'm not aware of anything that could prevent 
a DRM implementation by someone else in LinuxBIOS except for the fact that 
it's GPL'd.

DRM would have to be done in the way that it might be used in the 
Linux kernel. 

On Thu, 25 Mar 2004, Carl Youngblood wrote:

> Pardon me if I am off-base here (I don't know much about LinuxBios), but
> I've heard rumors/threats of new BIOSes that incorporate DRM into the BIOS
> and won't allow non-approved OSes to run on them.  Could LinuxBios be a
> way of protecting against this?
> Thanks,
> Carl Youngblood
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