Bitfrost and dual-boot

Arne Babenhauserheide arne_bab at
Thu May 29 17:25:05 EDT 2008

Am Donnerstag 29 Mai 2008 23:07:23 schrieb Edward Cherlin:
> The question was, how to protect Linux from Windows, in particular
> from malware allowed in by Windows. (Or possibly from malware designed
> into Windows, a "marketing" practice not unknown in the past.)
> Protecting Windows-only machines is Microsoft's problem, not ours.

I don't often write here, but at the moment I don't see why BitFrost should be 
used in the first case (except, because we _can_). 

Why protect GNU/Linux from Windows? 

If people install Windows on their XOs, then it's their problem. 

And the Virus/BotNet/... can't spread to not Windows infected XOs, so there's 
no reason to be afraid. 

Or did I miss Windows getting preinstalled on every XO or something similarly 

Best wishes, 
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- Arne Babenhauserheide ( )

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