UEFI secure boot

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 04:48:11 UTC 2011

On 09/27/2011 12:41 AM, Fred A. Miller wrote:
> On 09/27/2011 12:29 AM, Ric Moore wrote:
>> 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
> 'Better still be over-clockable. ;)

This new ASUS board of mine claims to be in "auto-overclock" mode. I 
have no clue what that is supposed to mean or do. 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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