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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Comment by ssokolow
by ssokolow on Sun 17th Jun 2012 14:35 UTC
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When BIOS-based motherboards are no longer available, I plan to specifically source hardware which works well with CoreBoot, but what really worries me is when machines with buggy key resetting (and WinRT+ARM machines) start showing up in thrift and refurb shops.

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