Muktware: Red Hat Clarifies Doubt Over UEFI Secure Boot Solution
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Wed Jun 6 12:01:47 UTC 2012
On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:55 PM, Krzysztof Hajdamowicz
<uosiumen at gmail.com> wrote:
> W dniu 06.06.2012 13:44, Álvaro Castillo pisze:
>> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:36 PM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
>> <johannbg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 06/06/2012 10:56 AM, Álvaro Castillo wrote:
>>>> So you are pay a Microsoft company for can be used your system?
>>> Actually If I'm not mistaken in the end Verisign is the company that's
>>> getting the extortion tax.
>> Yes, but, Microsoft wants that OEM vendors lock PCs, tablets and so on
>> with secure boot locked. if you not pay, you cannot install it.
> So maybe OEM vendors should add *MECHANICAL* switch for secure boot?
> "If You want to install non-signed software on this PC, You have to switch
> JP4 into ON position"
> Easiest solution for secure boot problem? Additionally, mechanical switch
> needs physical access to PC, so no malware and virusware ;) can change that
> setting during working in secure mode.
>> Maybe, pay or rewarding hacks team to decoding UEFI secure boot and
>> release patches or firmware, ways to flashes.
> Like hacking bootloaders in Android phones? It is a workaround too.
Yes, maybe solution too, a lot of smartphones could install an own ROM
or some projects build ROM such as CyanoGenMOD.
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