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- on x86/AMD64: secure boot enabled by default, Microsoft keys installed and a way to (1) disabled secure boot *OR* (2) install user supplied keys
I predict most consumer motherboards will offer (1) but not (2), while most enterprise motherboards will offer (2) but not (1)...
Concur with other comments re: restricted boot
Posted Jan 8, 2013 15:42 UTC (Tue) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Jan 8, 2013 18:23 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
(This is the same motherboard that uses a custom sensor chip built for Asus only, where both Asus and the chip manufacturer refuse to provide any documentation on the grounds that they are prohibited from doing so by an NDA with the other party. Neat trick.)
Posted Jan 8, 2013 18:26 UTC (Tue) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Jan 9, 2013 18:51 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
More likely, it's just not Windows 8 certified as you suggest. That does rather suggest that 'all x86 platforms' will do whatever the hell ugly hacks their BIOS/mobo vendors want, though. Asus is not a small mobo vendor...
Posted Jan 9, 2013 20:12 UTC (Wed) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
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