[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu's Plans To Implement UEFI SecureBoot: No GRUB2

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Sun Jun 24 15:52:05 UTC 2012

Rob Beard wrote:
> I was under the impression that with UEFI it is quicker booting than
> a normal BIOS anyway, although the only experience I have of UEFI is 
> support in a ThinkPad T520 BIOS (which still takes a good couple of 
> seconds to do it's self checks and things).

Most 'modern' bioses take several orders of magnitude longer than
they rightfully 'should' do (take Coreboot as an example) so there's no
real excuse for UEFI to appear to be anything other than blisteringly
fast, with or without a signature check on boot.


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