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Re: NetBSD on an Apple TV?

On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 02:36:59PM +0100, Chris Wareham wrote:
> I'm just about to get my hands on an Apple TV, and was wondering whether
> anyone had attempted to install NetBSD on one of these devices. In
> principle it should be similar to the Mac Mini, as it has an EFI boot
> loader, Pentium M processor, IDE hard drive and a USB 2.0 port.

The EFI on Apple TV requrires all EFI drivers/applications/loaders to
be cryptographically signed by Apple.  (However the OS X bootloader
doesn't have a similar requirements for kernels.)

IMO this is not a hack-friendly platform.

        Jonathan Kollasch

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