Linked by Elv13 on Sun 17th Jun 2012 10:35 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "The UEFI secure boot mechanism has been the source of a great deal of concern in the free software community, and for good reason: it could easily be a mechanism by which we lose control over our own systems. Recently, Red Hat's Matthew Garrett described how the Fedora distribution planned to handle secure boot in the Fedora 18 release. That posting has inspired a great deal of concern and criticism, though, arguably, about the wrong things."
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Much nicer...
by ronaldst on Sun 17th Jun 2012 12:14 UTC
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if the industry would have gotten rid of the BIOS altogether. Such an unnecessary layer of software.

Here's a Samsung Chromebook with CoreBoot instead of the regular BIOS or UEFI:

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