Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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RE[5]: Comment by ronaldst
by l3v1 on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 05:28 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by ronaldst"
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According to Red Hat's Matthew Garret, the keys are stored as part of the system firmware.


Well then, linux pros will become firmware-hacking pros as well. What man has put together, man can pull apart.

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