[sf-lug] Big progress on launchpad's bug number one

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jan 7 23:55:55 PST 2013

Quoting Ehud Kaldor (ehud.kaldor at gmail.com):

>    Akkana wrote:
> At least, most of the
> x86 Chromebooks have firmware that can only boot specific signed
> kernels. You can install another distro, either instead of ChromeOS
> or in a separate partition as a dual-boot; but it has to be a distro
> that's capable of running with Google's signed ChromeOS kernels.

Yes, it's called developer mode, and is selected via a toggle switch.

It's not even a 'hack' in the sense of needing to engineer a way to
break in, but rather something deliberately built in.

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