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Linux Foundation's Secure Boot bootloader restructured

Linux vs Secure BootJames Bottomley has substantially restructured the mini bootloader to allow any Linux version to be launched on PCs with UEFI Secure Boot. The boot loader's development has been sponsored by the Linux Foundation. The revised version uses a different method to boot the more complex secondary bootloader; this enables it to co-operate with Gummiboot, which was introduced last summer. Gummiboot doesn't load or start Linux itself like GRUB does, instead it accesses EFI mechanisms; this keeps its structure significantly less complex than that of GRUB...Read more at The H

 

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