Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 22:22 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows The story about how secure boot for Windows 8, part of UEFI, will hinder the use of non-signed binaries and operating systems, like Linux, has registered at Redmond as well. The company posted about it on the Building Windows 8 blog - but didn't take any of the worries away. In fact, Red Hat's Matthew Garrett, who originally broke this story, has some more information - worst of which is that Red Hat has received confirmation from hardware vendors that some of them will not allow you to disable secure boot.
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RE: Oh Thom you spin a good yarn
by shotsman on Sat 24th Sep 2011 20:45 UTC in reply to "Oh Thom you spin a good yarn"
shotsman
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2005-07-22


BTW I have owned Laptops and Computers from Dell, HP, Acer, Asus, Apple and none of these have ever locked down the BIOS down.


You forgot one key word. A very simple one. It is


YET

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