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[5]: Bootloader anyone ?
by Alfman on Mon 26th Sep 2011 15:59 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Bootloader anyone ?"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

lemur2,

"The reason why I said that 'that the keys will be stored in secure storage on the motherboard', plural of keys, is that as far as I know UEFI Secure boot can handle multiple different keys."

Where did you learn this? I can't find any information saying that multiple keys (hardcoded or not) will be supported?

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