is this true

Deryl R. Doucette me at
Tue Sep 27 23:15:24 UTC 2011

Actually UEFI is meant to replace the BIOS by containing all functionality currently handled by BIOSes, and extending its capabilities.

Deryl R. Doucette

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On 2011-09-27, at 7:05 PM, David Vincent wrote:

> What would it really take? Probably a small Linux utility to generate the right keys and then a BIOS utility to import them off a USB drive, much like my ASUS motherboard BIOS reads BIOS updates.
> I'm not too worried at this point.
> I understand why Microsoft wants to do this, and it makes sense - for them.
> It could create a new class of workstations for business which come with this UEFI feature in the BIOS much like the TPM chips while regular grey-box systems don't get it. I could see this as an option businesses would pay for.
> -d
> On 09/27/2011 03:57 PM, Chris wrote:
>> If enough people return their new non working computers due to being
>> locked out at bios.
>> They might eventually get the message.
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