[uClinux-dev] Protecting kernel and other apps.

Bob Amstadt bob at looperlative.com
Tue Feb 3 09:58:21 EST 2009


No, if you can't read the image then you can't run the image.  If your 
processor has flash memory that it can boot from internally and that can be 
locked, then you could create a bootloader that decodes and encrypted 
external flash chip into RAM.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "vo sla" <voslak at gmail.com>
> General question. Lets say that I have a uClinux in a flash with some
> application. How this can stop other people from stealing image with
> an application? On micro we have LOCK bits so reading image (hex, bit
> etc.) is not possible. Is anything like that possible with external
> FLASH?




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