Re: [qubes-users] Re: Anyone disabled the Intel ME yet?

2017-09-25 Thread pixel fairy
i would find a list of annoyances with qubes 4 on a librem 15 helpful. im 
thinking of getting one.

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Re: [qubes-users] Re: Anyone disabled the Intel ME yet?

2017-09-25 Thread Sean Hunter



> On 25 Sep 2017, at 07:45, rysiek  wrote:
> 
> These are not really good options for laptops. :(

I am running Qubes 4.0 rc 1 on a librem purism 15v3. I believe (may be wrong) 
that it comes with ME disabled. Seems a great laptop so far with a couple of 
small annoyances which I’m happy to post to the list separately if people would 
find that helpful. 

Sean

Sent from my phone. Sorry if brief. 


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Re: [qubes-users] Re: Anyone disabled the Intel ME yet?

2017-09-25 Thread Alex
On 09/25/2017 08:45 AM, rysiek wrote:
> Dnia Sunday, September 24, 2017 9:23:06 PM EEST filtration pisze:
>> My motherboard has a "Disable ME" jumper. Not good enough for many
>> of you, I know.
>> 
>> As far as AMT, apparently the entry is through Intel NICs. I hoped
>> to mitigate it by using a third party NIC. The Intel device stayed
>> lit (amber, not green) on power off, my new one is completely off
>> when powered off.
> 
> These are not really good options for laptops. :(
> 
They may even be worse - I used to have a tablet with a "Intel ME
Disable" option in the bios, and tried to flip that setting.

The tablet would not start anymore, and had to buy a clip to reflash the
bios eeprom to be able to recover it.

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Re: [qubes-users] Re: Anyone disabled the Intel ME yet?

2017-09-25 Thread rysiek
Dnia Sunday, September 24, 2017 9:23:06 PM EEST filtration pisze:
> My motherboard has a "Disable ME" jumper. Not good enough for many of
> you, I know.
> 
> As far as AMT, apparently the entry is through Intel NICs. I hoped to
> mitigate it by using a third party NIC. The Intel device stayed lit
> (amber, not green) on power off, my new one is completely off when
> powered off.

These are not really good options for laptops. :(

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