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Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:54:48 -0400
From: Daniel Franke <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] EARWORM (ROM hard is not enough)

Steve Thomas <> writes:

> Also loading a large ROM into memory might not be good for UX in certain
> cases. This is OK in cases where the ROM is always in memory like
> authentication servers, but for FDE it might be annoying waiting for it to
> read a few gigs from disk. Although this isn't a big problem for new SSDs,
> my craptop would take awhile.

Don't use EARWORM for FDE. As discussed in the submission document, it's
designed for authentication servers and nothing else.

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