Torvalds clarifies Linux's Windows 8 Secure Boot position

Posted by sjvn on Feb 28, 2013 9:01 AM EDT
ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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No one, but no one, in the Linux community likes Microsoft's mandated deployment of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Secure Boot option in Windows 8 certified PCs. But, how Linux should handle the fixes required to deal with this problem remains a hot-button issue. Now, as the debate continues hot and heavy, Linus Torvalds, Linux's founder and de facto leader, spells out how he thinks Linux should deal with Secure Boot keys.

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So long as it can be turned off. Bob_Robertson 2 1,210 Feb 28, 2013 3:32 PM

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