Ace & Security

From: Brad Ackerman <>
Date: Tue Sep 28 13:18:51 1999

On Mon, Sep 27, 1999 at 10:37:10PM +0100, Tony Duell wrote:

> Make a card with a BIOS extension ROM on it that either boots a
> floppy no matter what the NVRAM contains, or edits the NVRAM to
> enable standard floppy boots. Drop that into your machine and go.

Why go to such extreme lengths to clear the NVRAM?

Hints: Leatherman[1]. CMOS battery. Jumper.

[1] Although I'm told the SwissTool is of better quality.

Brad Ackerman N1MNB         "44% [of Americans] believe in strict Biblical             creationism.  Four million also believe that
PGP: 0x62D6B223              they have been abducted by aliens."                      -- _The Economist_, 4 Sep 1999
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