Hackers showed Nintendo Switch host running Linux system in video
Hackers organization fail0verflow previously released tweets and images, exploiting the hacker organization to successfully run the Linux GUI system on the Nintendo Switch. And claimed that Nintendo cannot fix the vulnerability with future firmware fixes. In an article posted on Twitter earlier this week, fail0verflow said there was a bug in the Nintendo Switch that could not be fixed by a firmware update, which exploited a boot ROM vulnerability on the Nvidia Tegra X1 chip.
Now hackers have released a video demo to exploit this vulnerability, Switch fully loaded to run the Linux GUI desktop, load the KDE Plasma environment, etc., in the video, including multi-touch gestures (zoom), Wi-Fi network loading hardware The drivers seem to run well on the Linux desktop and run a 60-frame OpenGL demo, though Bluetooth and JoyCon support do not say whether it’s supported or not.
— fail0verflow (@fail0verflow) February 17, 2018