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commit 1a08ae6ab384c534685147cde97d8c8aa0ba1f79
parent fc0da7144f973f7c07d0f85920136b84e1780e25
Author: Francis Rowe <info@gluglug.org.uk>
Date:   Mon, 12 Oct 2015 23:30:28 +0100

docs/hcl/c201.html: Note about disabling wifi

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diff --git a/docs/hcl/c201.html b/docs/hcl/c201.html @@ -89,6 +89,18 @@ These wifi dongles are the Unex DNUA-93F, which uses the AR9271 (atheros) chipset, supported by the free <i>ath9k_htc</i> driver in the Linux kernel. They work in <i>linux-libre</i> too. </p> + <h2>Workaround?</h2> + <p> + It's possible on coreboot systems to permanently disable (break) hardware, by modifying the devicetree accordingly. + The devicetree is a part of the coreboot source for any system, that defines which hardware exists in the system. + There are usually other ways too. + </p> + <p> + <b> + TODO for the libreboot project: *break* the onboard wifi chip, by patching coreboot-libre to render + the built-in WiFi unusable. This will lessen the temptation for users to use it. + </b> + </p> </div> <div class="section">