Linux Foundation Secures Boot
Source: Linux Planet - Posted by Pooja Shah   
Latest News Microsoft's UEFI Secure Boot plans for Windows 8 have been an issue of concern to the Linux community for much of this year. With Secure Boot, only signed code can run at boot time on validated Windows 8 hardware, with the signing tightly aligned to Microsoft. The fear is that hardware that is originally built and shipped to run Windows 8, will not be able to run Linux. Linux distribution including Red Hat, Ubuntu and SUSE have all proposed their own respective approaches and potential solution to the problem in recent months. Last week, the Linux Foundation weighed in, with a potential stop gap solution that is distribution agnostic and might just work for all Linux distributions.

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