On Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:24:25 AM UTC-5, haaber wrote: > >> > >> so people saying the intel meltdown bios patch slows performance. I got > >> an increase in performance lmao. probably depends on os though. > > > > but also in my particular case they also addressed other bugs, but intel > > pushed the bios patch for meltdown, so worth a check from your boards > > manufacturer site. > > > When I download the (in my case with HP a win exe) BIOS update file, it > contains the "real" bios update (the .BIN file) and some other crap. The > only way to avoid tampered downloads seems to download it several times, > via tor and some other independent sources & to compare them. I guess > you all do that? > > HP does not seem to deliver pgp signatures afaik. But they do ship some > signature files. Is someone aware of how checking these manually? Bernhard
comparing with tor is all I do too. You can also update the HP bios from a usb without using windows if you prefer. https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629 -- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/a466d935-9c00-4cd3-806c-65953caa79bb%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.