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Old 11-25-2012, 09:46 PM   #16
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What has lead you to think that Secure Boot will be mandatory?
Microsoft has a long history of trying to control all aspects of the software on personal computers.

The Linux Foundation is already having a hard time with Microsoft Windows 8:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11...ot_fix_delays/

The Free Software Foundation asks the question, 'Will your computer's "Secure Boot" turn out to be "Restricted Boot"?'

http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/secure-...estricted-boot
 
Old 11-26-2012, 11:15 AM   #17
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Microsoft has a long history of trying to control all aspects of the software on personal computers.

The Linux Foundation is already having a hard time with Microsoft Windows 8:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11...ot_fix_delays/

The Free Software Foundation asks the question, 'Will your computer's "Secure Boot" turn out to be "Restricted Boot"?'

http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/secure-...estricted-boot
Those articles in the link's that you posted were helpful and provided good information to understand what's really going on. Thanks
 
  


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