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: Err how is this uncertain?
by Macrat on Thu 3rd Nov 2011 20:25 UTC in reply to "Err how is this uncertain?"
Macrat
Member since:
2006-03-27

What "Other Operating Systems" can HP mean? It ain't MacOSX.


Solaris of course.

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Maybe yes ... But Oracle has been bashing the shit outta HP recently ... I don't think there is much love there anymore.

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