Writing an end to the bio of BIOS

By Julio Franco ยท 29 replies
Dec 31, 2003
  1. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 361

    nah, no blue screen, instant reset :D
  2. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    The "infinite loop" just got a new meaning...

    Just think about how many virii writers who'll target any EFI software written by MS... And with their track-record for security holes, chances are we'll see plenty of boxes stuck in a reboot loop...
  3. tripleione

    tripleione TS Rookie Posts: 154

    Perhaps we should wait to see what even comes about from EFI before blaming Microsoft for having security problems with it.
  4. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549

    I'd like to see a basic OS built into the hardware, so that you can do some basic maintenance if your OS won't load. That could be installed on eeprom and should be upgradable. The functionality of DOS would suffice, but with upgradable support for various filesystems perhaps.
  5. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 361

    That built in OS is a nice idea, you could then use a jumper to restore default settings when nothing else works :D
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