[CentOS] secure boot.

Thu Aug 23 22:47:59 UTC 2012
Mark LaPierre <marklapier at aol.com>

On 08/23/2012 06:56 AM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> 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.
> Regards,
>    Dennis
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So I gather that MS plans to abandon the X86 platform and move over to 
supporting ARM.  They think, "Let Linux have the X86.  It will die after 
we abandon it leaving them with nothing to run on."  The evil empire lives.

    ^ ^  Mark LaPierre
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