>Secure Boot Or hate for Linux?

By | May 20, 2013

>Secure boot is method to boot the operating system by checking the cryptography signature using UEFI(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface) framework. Secure boot is boot level security which dis allow bypassing signature verification process in booting process.

Above explanation of Secure boot sounds good, but what about those users who need dual booting?

With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft decided that all Windows 8 ready machine will have

  • Have secure boot enabled by default.
  • Ships Microsoft keys in firmware.

If above is the case, then what about OS which does not support secure boot. Moreover if Microsoft keys is present in firmware then what about Linux boot loader obviously not signed by Microsoft key ?

Let us stand for freedom http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/secure-boot-vs-restricted-boot/statement. The Big corporate houses forcing us to use certain product and services

Share itShare on FacebookEmail this to someoneTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInPrint this page

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Current month ye@r day *