Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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RE[8]: So ...
by Soulbender on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 05:54 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: So ..."
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If we're talking about servers, most likely yes. Window's does not have the dominance in the server market that it has in the workstation market. Most serious server hardware either gives you a choice of OS or comes without OS.

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