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[ale] New Apple Hardware with T2 chips



Fuck the market. Full of sheeple. Notice Apple make a Gi-fucking-
normous profit selling basically crapware. 
If there was no advertising, there would be a free market.
<wow. who pissed my korn flakes this morning :-) >
On Mon, 2018-11-05 at 12:26 -0500, DJ-Pfulio via Ale wrote:
> Let the market decide. When people want to try running Linux and
> can't,that's when the walled-off-garden will matter to them.
> 
> 
> On 11/5/18 11:49 AM, Jim Kinney wrote:
> So the walled garden now includes a roof and a tunnel-resistant
> basement.
> I want a TPM/BIOS/EUFI chip that if it detects a non-free (as in
> speech)OS it will brick the device after it charges a $500 fee from
> the abuserscredit card to pay into the EFF legal fund.
> On Mon, 2018-11-05 at 11:35 -0500, DJ-Pfulio via Ale wrote:
> won't boot Linux, currently.
> "At least until further notice, these new Apple systems sporting the
> T2chip will not be able to boot Linux operating systems. Apple's
> T2security chip being embedded into their newest products provides
> asecure enclave, APFS storage encryption, UEFI Secure Boot
> validation,Touch ID handling, a hardware microphone disconnect on lid
> close, andother security tasks. The T2 restricts the boot process
> quite a bit andverifies each step of the process using crypto keys
> signed by Apple. "
> 
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Apple-T2-Blocks-Linux-UEFI
> So if you are planning to get some of that new Apple hardware to
> runLinux on, do your research first.
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