[lug] linux laptop search
corbet-bldrlug at lwn.net
Wed Sep 18 09:12:33 MDT 2013
On Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:07:18 -0600
"Michael J. Hammel" <mjhammel at graphics-muse.org> wrote:
> I have no interest in secure boot. I just want a system I can do
> whatever I want to without artificial impediments. As I understand it,
> the only part of UEFI that might prevent that is Secure Boot.
> So has anyone recently purchased a laptop and found it easy to disable
> Secure Boot?
This really should not be a problem as long as you get an x86-based
laptop. Microsoft's certification rules *require* that you be able to
turn off secure boot. It should really just be a matter of getting
into the BIOS configuration screen.
That said, I've not had the luck to be able to get a new toy in the
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