ITWire Secure Boot article by Sam Varghese
Posted 13 July 2012 - 12:35 PM
Personally, I don't think they are all that far-fetched.
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 04:58 PM
I don't see that happening any time soon. And by the time it does, UEFI will have come and gone; through obsolescense or via lawsuit.
Posted 13 July 2012 - 05:48 PM
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:29 PM
Posted 14 July 2012 - 02:10 AM
I've had a chance to learn a little more about UEFI and SecureBoot technology and the idea that Linux will somehow be cut out from running on it is (1) sad and (2) laughable. While a solution for Linux users may not be as elegant or easy-to-use as Microsoft's, it is present in the spec and, frankly, most Linux users are a pretty pragmatic bunch and should not have that much trouble going through a few extra steps to boot their favorite distributions on a UEFI-based PC.
ARM tablets are another issue, but most of those run Android (or iOS) these days, and I would expect someone who wanted to use a different distribution of Linux would probably start with one of those, anyways.
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