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[2]: Comment by kaiwai
by moondevil on Thu 6th Dec 2012 17:22 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by kaiwai"
moondevil
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2005-07-08

As I mentioned in another comment, there are already boards available where you cannot turn it off.

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RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by zlynx on Thu 6th Dec 2012 17:53 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
zlynx Member since:
2005-07-20

Then how do they get their Windows 8 certification?

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RE[4]: Comment by kaiwai
by moondevil on Thu 6th Dec 2012 22:33 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

It is a motherboard, why would it get Windows 8 certification?

Just read the thread.

http://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/20187.html#comments

One such motherboard is the MSI A55M-P35.

While Lenovo Thinkcentre M92p only allow Red-Hat Linux besides Windows.

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