[Linux-aus] UEFI secure boot

Luke Martinez me at luke.asia
Wed Oct 5 22:09:57 EST 2011

Ah, stupid Gmail, was still writing this. ;)


> It is required as part of the Windows 8 OEM (Pyramid-)Scheme..
> They never once try to answer our questions and they avoid the L- word very
> well.
Here is Matthew Garrets' responce to their article, it should clear  a few
things up.

> http://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/5850.html
me at luke.asia

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Bianca Gibson
<ringwraithenator at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Just an article that hasn't been brought up on this list yet:
>> On the msdn blog it says that
>> "...we designed the firmware to allow the customer to disable secure
>> boot...OEMs are free to choose how to enable this support..."
>> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2011/09/22/protecting-the-pre-os-environment-with-uefi.aspx
>> Note that it never says OEMs are required to enable this support.
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