On Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 10:27:28 PM UTC-5, tai...@gmx.com wrote: > On 12/27/2017 09:40 PM, cooloutac wrote: > > > I would suggest, as advice I followed from qubes docs, is to just try to > > find a board that has a manual describing iommu/vt-d options as available. > > Preferably manual stating its on by default. The best of all scenarios > > being a manual that shows a picture of the option with it enabled. > That doesn't mean anything, I have bought two boards that had what you > describe and what do you know they didn't actually support it (and these > were server/embedded boards) > This is why one should purchase a board with libre firmware so any > issues can be fixed as I always suggest. > > I also suggest not calling IOMMU "VT-d" as that makes people think it is > an intel only technology (AMD's is AMD-Vi - both should be referred to > by the generic name) > > I would also suggest something with a ps/2 port for your keyboard, and > > using a usb to ps/2 adapter for better security. > Stop giving out bad advice. > >>>>>>>> what you are doing can get people killed <<<<<<<< > Qubes is used by people in oppressive regimes where a single mistake > will end your life and the lives of your family. > > As I have stated before PS/2 is the furthest thing from secure due to > leaks on the ground wire. > https://www.pcworld.com/article/161166/article.html > Ideally you would have more than one USB controller - and the > KCMA-D8/KGPE-D16 have two. One for keyboard and mouse one for USB flash > drives or what not and both without shared assets or board integrated > non removable devices such as the common setup on a laptop where there > is some silly no longer security updated "security" co-processor or what > not always hooked up to one of the USB controllers. > > > Look man I know what it was like to be your age and wanting approval, > wanting to be helpful even just when it comes to random people on the > internet but you gotta stop and let the experts handle tech support for > software like this. > Learn more and then please go help on a forum where the stakes are not > so high.
lmao. "CIA invented the word paranoid..." quote of the day... you are definitely libre thats for sure hahah. So you mean it was enabled by default and shown with a picture in the manual, and it was a server board and it still didn't work. I'll have to take your word for it, because I would assume most server boards would work fine. I was referring to workstation boards and have had the opposite experience... You troll me on the ps/2 thing alot. I'm giving out the same advice I have learned from Qubes docs and their forum posts. I think most users would disagree with you but maybe I'm wrong. Next you are going to tell me this is not a forum but a mailing list lol... at least your posts are entertaining. most libre people are... -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/c8f0acff-c33c-41bd-86b0-c4cdcdc79098%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.