Linked by crystall on Tue 21st Dec 2010 22:35 UTC
Debian and its clones The Debian project will release the new stable version of debian - Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" - with a completely free Linux kernel. Binary-only firmware and other non-free kernel components will only be available via the non-free repositories and the project is actively encouraging vendors that have not done so already to release their firmware in a form compatible with the Debian Free Software Guidelines.
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RE: Not Open, not Secure
by zlynx on Wed 22nd Dec 2010 22:07 UTC in reply to "Not Open, not Secure"
zlynx
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2005-07-20

Well, Linux is not the OS to look at if you want less privileged drivers. All the drivers loaded into the Linux kernel run with full kernel privileges.

You would want a micro-kernel OS. Genode might be what you are looking for.

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