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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question about uefi
by justSomeGuy on Sun 25th Sep 2011 04:08 UTC
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2011-08-30

I've done a little searching but haven't found this.

One of the pictures from the article implies some sort of key revocation scheme.

Anyone know if this is supposed to be over the internet, a la AACS, or if it is done at the time of manufacture, and is then unchangeable?

Thanks.

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