Linux Foundation releases secure boot loader

The UEFI boot loader can allow independent Linux distributions to run on Windows 8 machines

By , IDG News Service |  Operating Systems, Linux Foundation, UEFI

UEFI has proved to be a challenge to implement even for Microsoft Windows. Garrett also reported that certain Samsung laptops running Windows 8 could permanently stop working due to a bug in how the Samsung firmware stores system crash data in the UEFI storage space.

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service. Follow Joab on Twitter at @Joab_Jackson. Joab's e-mail address is Joab_Jackson@idg.com

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