[LinuxBIOS] is linuxbios installable on a VAIO VGN-AR21SR?

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Tue Aug 14 14:12:28 CEST 2007

On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 03:56:37AM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> > will it erase BIOS config and password?.
> Yes, if the system was supported and you replaced the factory BIOS
> with LB there would be nothing left.
> Note that some laptop hard drives have password protection. LB does
> not currently offer any way to enter the password for such drives,
> but it will be simple enough to add that once there is support for
> the laptop itself.

I think he was talking about the "BIOS password" option, not a hard drive
password. However, that's an interesting question, too. Is there public
documentation about this type of hard drive password mechanism?
Can we easily implement such a feature?

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