[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu's Plans To Implement UEFI SecureBoot: No GRUB2
chris at robotninja.net
Fri Jun 22 16:44:52 UTC 2012
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On 22/06/2012 17:26, mac wrote:
> Just saw this...
Some less ad-plastered links, direct from the horses' mouths:
And to hopefully pre-empt some of the FUD from the last time this came
- - on x86, users WILL have a boot option to add trusted keys (e.g.
- - on x86, users WILL have a boot option to disable safeboot entirely
if they wish
- - on ARM, a locked-down (i.e. Win8 only) implementation will only be
required for products shipping with Win8 pre-loaded - so not Android
Personally my only concern is that "[Canonical] will be requiring that
the standard Microsoft key be present in the Ubuntu certification
process". I'd rather be able to replace the pre-loaded MS key with
Ubuntu's own, and install/run an entirely MS-free system if I wished.
But I can understand the desire for it to "just work".
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