Bill Stewart writes:

> >On Thursday, Mar 13, 2003, at 21:45 US/Eastern, Jay Sulzberger wrote:
> >>The Xbox will not boot any free kernel without hardware modification.
> >>The Xbox is an IBM style peecee with some feeble hardware and software 
> >>DRM.
> But is the Xbox running Nag-Scab or whatever Palladium was renamed?
> Or is it running something of its own, perhaps using some similar 
> components?

The Xbox is definitely not based on NGSCB; Microsoft told EFF very
clearly last year that Palladium was still being designed and hadn't
gone into manufacturing.  The Xbox was certainly being sold then.

The Xbox was analyzed by Andrew "bunnie" Huang, who found that it was
using a sui generis security system.

Seth David Schoen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> | Very frankly, I am opposed to people   | being programmed by others.     |     -- Fred Rogers (1928-2003),
                                       |        464 U.S. 417, 445 (1984)

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