Windows 8's use of the UEFI Secure Boot

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Fri Sep 23 18:00:55 UTC 2011

On 09/23/2011 12:47 PM, Bill Stanley wrote:
> I heard about the UEFI Secure Boot feature that might impair installing
> an alternate OS (Linux) or prevent the use of Dual Boot. Supposedly it
> would be a part of the motherboard hardware and prevent ANY changes to
> the boot sector. Supposedly it would prevent root-kits as there would be
> no way to get around it. Has anybody heard more about this and what
> would the Ubuntu community do about this?
> Bill Stanley

There is some info here:

Regards,  Jim

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