[ubuntu-uk] heads up - Secure Boot Problems for Linux Users Are Here Already

Robert Flatters robert.flatters at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 09:58:24 UTC 2011

This will be a growing problem, if there is no step processes in place to
get UEFI turned off you HP Guy will have big problems in the coming months.
I fear Microsoft is trying to lockout Linux from installing on new machine.

The only other way the user can install Linux is by installing VMware and
do it that way. but its only a short stop gap solutions.



On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 3:19 PM, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:

> Secure Boot Problems for Linux Users Are Here Already
> http://bit.ly/uwX2eB
> ....... “My friend recently got an HP s5-1110 with Win 7 installed.
> UEFI has prevented the installation of GRUB on this machine. I could
> find no way in the BIOS to disable the feature and so far, as I work
> my way up the HP tech support ladder, I have found no HP techs who
> have a clue what I’m talking about.”.......
> --
> alan cocks
> Ubuntu user
> --
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/

Robert Flatters, AMBSC
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