[CentOS] secure boot.

Thu Aug 23 10:56:19 UTC 2012
Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <dennisml at conversis.de>

On 08/23/2012 10:39 AM, John Doe wrote:
> From: Jimmy Bradley <bmobile40 at ocellaris.net>
>>             I've been reading up some about the new "secure boot" that's
>> coming out on new machines when MS releases Win 8. Has a workaround been
>> developed yet for those of us who don't want to run windows? Typically,
>> I mostly build my own desktops, and I install cent os right from the
>> start, but sometimes I do buy a desktop, and naturally it comes with
>> windows on it, so I have to do a wipe and load, to get rid of windows.
> First, the manufacturer can/should decide to let the user enable/disable secure boot in the bios...

Actually at least for X86 hardware the Microsoft certification guidelines
*mandate* that the secure boot can be disabled.