FPGA VAX update
msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Tue Oct 25 23:21:34 CDT 2005
woodelf <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca> wrote:
> From what I remember of Altera software , it brands itself to the
> HD id or the network ID.
I don't see how they can successfully do this under Linux, or any kind
of UNIX. I guess they could try, but this "protection" would be
laughable - a baby can get around this kind of "copyprotection". It
ain't DOS or Winblows, it's Linux! I can intercept all system calls it
makes, I can hack the kernel, I can do whatever I want to make it
believe it's running on the machine it's "licensed" to.
> Also I think you also may be stuck
> with the GUI they use too.
No, all the work is done by command line tools which the GUI calls, and
the command line tools are documented. I'll use them as a backend for
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