*countable infinities only

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sat Jun 2 16:20:37 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 02, 2012 at 04:57:20PM +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> I didn't "simply walk away" either back in the day where RHL wouldn't 
> boot without disabling the "Plug and Play operating system" option in 
> the BIOS.

You're a pretty atypical case.

> I found it perfectly normal that the firmware settings need to be 
> adjusted based on the operating system(s) one wants to use. (Window$ 
> worked just fine with the changed option, just as it reportedly will 
> with "Secure" Boot disabled, see Matthew Garrett's posts about that 
> subject.)

Some Windows functionality will be disabled along with secure boot, but 
that's not really the point. We've done huge amounts of work to make 
Fedora (and Linux in general) work without requiring any firmware 
tweaking and people have recognised the value for that.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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