Hardware vendors

Date: 2011-09-20 09:58 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I'm with you on the threat to Linux from UEFI firmware only accepting signed bootloaders, however this line is a bit of a leap for me:

"Microsoft requires that machines conforming to the Windows 8 logo program [...] ship with secure boot enabled"

So out of interest, how did you tie the Win 8 secure boot support/requirement to the logo program? Thanks.
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Power management, mobile and firmware developer on Linux. Security developer at Google. Ex-biologist. @mjg59 on Twitter. Content here should not be interpreted as the opinion of my employer.

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