Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 6th Dec 2012 05:26 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes With computers now shipping with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, users of any OS other than Windows 8 will want to know how to circumvent it. Jesse Smith of DistroWatch tells how he did it here. The Linux Foundation describes its approach here. If you want to boot an OS other than Windows 8, you'll want to figure this out before you buy that new computer.
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RE: Disable it?
by moondevil on Thu 6th Dec 2012 13:01 UTC in reply to "Disable it?"
moondevil
Member since:
2005-07-08

There are already a few without legacy mode available.

The scenario that people were saying it wouldn't happen.

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RE[2]: Disable it?
by Z_God on Sat 8th Dec 2012 16:49 in reply to "RE: Disable it?"
Z_God Member since:
2006-06-11

Ah yeah, I indeed wouldn't expect that. I guess I would try to buy mainboards with a normal BIOS available for as long as possible. The real reason being that UEFI BIOSes are probably going to be buggy as hell the coming years.

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