[ale] New Apple Hardware with T2 chips
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 11:49:56 EST 2018
So the walled garden now includes a roof and a tunnel-resistant
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 abusers credit 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. "
> So if you are planning to get some of that new Apple hardware to
> runLinux on, do your research
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