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commit eb7dae00fb8a9ccdc6df842520ea3cfd317d11e5
parent aa45a0215d15a04138a7fb715f4ad52c647aefdb
Author: Francis Rowe <>
Date:   Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:27:47 +0100

docs/tasks.html: Tyan S8230 notes about IPMI/iKVM firmware

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diff --git a/docs/tasks.html b/docs/tasks.html @@ -120,6 +120,11 @@ </li> <li> IPMI firmware is non-free but optional (for iKVM feature, remote management like Intel ME). Not sure if add-on module or baked in. + In either case, it might be removed or otherwise excluded because it's a HUGE backdoor. Unlike Intel ME, this isn't signed so can be + removed, and also replaced theoretically. Is the protocol standard public? If so, might be easy/feasible to replace with free code. + <a href=""></a> - also linked from + <a href=""></a> + - might be possible adapt this. </li> <li> SAS controller requires firmware, but optional. (same thing on KGPE-D16). Board also has SATA, so it's fine.