Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Nov 2011 19:34 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Hardware, Embedded Systems A big issue right now in the world of operating systems - especially Linux - is Microsoft's requirement that all Windows 8 machines ship with UEFI's secure boot enabled, with no requirement that OEMs implement it so users can turn it off. This has caused some concern in the Linux world, and considering Microsoft's past and current business practices and the incompetence of OEMs, that's not unwarranted. CNet's Ed Bott decided to pose the issue to OEMs. Dell stated is has plans to include the option to turn secure boot off, while HP was a bit more vague about the issue.
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RE[7]: Comment by Soulbender
by shmerl on Thu 3rd Nov 2011 23:08 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Soulbender"
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Since you aren't going to read it - stop asking questions. And discussion is pointless with those who are lazy to research the issue first.

Edited 2011-11-03 23:08 UTC

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