UEFI laptops

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at elpauer.org
Mon Feb 11 23:19:23 UTC 2013

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 12:16 AM, Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 07:22:54PM +0100, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
> >    On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org>
> wrote:
> >
> >      I think we need a tester with a UEFI laptop to ensure our images
> work
> >      on machines iwth this new firmware.  Anyone know machines with this?
> >      The only one I know that has it is the Asus Zenbook UX31A but that's
> >      -L-1500 so possibly not the best use of our money.
> >
> >    The Lenovo G580 (-L- 390) is also a UEFI laptop. But I suspect I am
> >    missing something and you mean something else by "UEFI laptop" ?
> >
> http://www.amazon.co.uk/Lenovo-G580-15-6-inch-Laptop-Bronze/dp/B009RGB5I4
> Ooh that looks interesting, what makes you think it uses UEFI.  What do
> you think I mean by UEFI laptop?  It's the new firmware to replace BIOS
> with evil DRM.

I was thinking some kind of strange secure boot UEFI feature.

I purchased a G580 for my mom last week. If you want to test me something,
just tell me and I'll oblige.

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)
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