ARM as a primary architecture
kevin.kofler at chello.at
Fri Mar 23 03:21:16 UTC 2012
Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 2:28 PM, drago01 <drago01 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The only ones where this is possible right now are actually x86 based
>> tablets. Even Windows 8 wont help here as MS mandates that the
>> devices are locked with secure boot without having an option to disable
> No that is definitely not the case that it is x86 only,
Quite the opposite: M$ rules for "secure" boot are:
* on x86 (or "non-ARM" in their wording) devices, it MUST be possible for
users to disable "secure" boot,
* on ARM devices, it MUST NOT be possible for users to disable "secure"
i.e. all ARM devices shipping Window$ will have restricted boot forced on
with no option to disable it.
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