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: open efi etc
by Soulbender on Mon 26th Sep 2011 19:24 UTC in reply to "open efi etc"
Soulbender
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professional server manufacturers would want their devices to be "safe" as well, wouldn't they


Professional server manufacturers want to sell to the largest amount of customers and MS is not a dominant force in the server space.

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