C. Scott Ananian
cscott at laptop.org
Wed Jul 2 19:09:14 EDT 2008
On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 4:26 AM, John Gilmore <gnu at toad.com> wrote:
> There's a place in SPI flash that marks the laptop as permanently
> unlocked, eliminating the need for a dev key or cryptographic
It is not safe to write to SPI flash routinely. Certainly not on
every lease renewal.
> The page at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activation_and_developer_keys
> originally recommended that people set this field immediately after
> getting a developer key. But that recommendation was removed by OLPC
> staff (Ivan) on December 28th.
I don't think you need to malign anyone here.
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