On Wed, 2015-06-24 at 11:46 -0600, jd1008 wrote:
I will try to 'entertain' and 'educate' myself by
dismantling the beast. In fact I would also like to give the ROMs to a
friend (HW and FW engineer) who has equipment to read the ROMs, and
disassemble the contents.
Actually, that reminds me. Years ago, on another mailing list, there
was a request for PCBs for a specific drive, to try and resurrect data
from a dead drive (presuming that the electronics was the failure
point). So, if a board can be unscrewed and unplugged, it may be useful
to someone, later on.
The kaspersky revelation that the HD roms contain malware was a very
Hmm, this intrigues me. Do tell.
I seem to recall reading about some spy agencies getting stuff in to
bypass personal security, if that's what you mean.
tim@localhost ~]$ uname -rsvp
Linux 3.19.8-100.fc20.i686 #1 SMP Tue May 12 17:42:35 UTC 2015 i686
All mail to my mailbox is automatically deleted, there is no point trying
to privately email me, I will only read messages posted to the public lists.
George Orwell's '1984' was supposed to be a warning against tyranny, not
a set of instructions for supposedly democratic governments.