UEFI secure boot

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 04:29:28 UTC 2011

On 09/26/2011 07:29 PM, Avi Greenbury wrote:

> The bigger flaw is that you're assuming the user is in a position to
> make that judgement as to whether to allow the code to run, and in a
> position where they actually care. Neither of these are generally true,
> as we can see with attitudes towards current, conventional, malware.

Maybe Microsoft just wants to catch up to Apple, with regards to 
controlling the masses and their hardware. That would fit, according to 
my usual paranoia.

In the end what will be telling is what outfits like Tiger will offer 
according to what is purchased. If the market is great enough for 
non-UEFI bios design motherboards, then they will be offered for sale. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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