Life in an insecure world

Gary C Martin gary at
Wed Feb 4 10:05:53 EST 2009

On 4 Feb 2009, at 12:14, Daniel Drake wrote:

> 2009/2/4 John Watlington <wad at>:
>> I insist on b) in order to prevent inadvertent "bricking" of laptops
>> by typing "enable-security",
> Are you concerned that there is a realistic and common use case when a
> particular type of user would want or need to run enable-security?

FWIW, I vaguely remember a deployment last year(Uruguay maybe?)  
needing to do some maintenance steps (on borked XOs) where they would  
disable security to get into OF (I think) and then re-enable security  
again before sending it back.


> Or is your concern simply that there is such a command (regardless of
> what it actually does internally) that will break your XO?
> Daniel
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