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Bug#491376: recipe for BIOS-based boot on gpt

So what do we do about this?  I wouldn't want to miss the deadline...

On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 06:41:13PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 01:59:40PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > 
> > on a system where core.img was embedded, nothing will happen.  OTOH if you do
> > the same on a system where core.img was referenced via blocklists, boot will
> > start crashing as soon as the (now free) blocks that held the old core.img
> > are overwritten.
> Ah, and in a worst-case scenario someone could even try to exploit it to
> run privileged code, by creating a carefuly crafted huge file.
> -- 
> Robert Millan
> <GPLv2> I know my rights; I want my phone call!
> <DRM> What good is a phone call… if you are unable to speak?
> (as seen on /.)
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Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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