[Mageia-discuss] UEFI and Secure Boot

David W. Hodgins davidwhodgins at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 00:55:17 CEST 2012

On Mon, 13 Aug 2012 17:07:07 -0400, Maurice Batey <maurice at bcs.org.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Aug 2012 04:40:20 +1000, Tony Blackwell wrote:
>> Unfortunately, UEFI bios can not turn off.
>   I had the same non-reply from a UK PC assembler (which uses ASUS
> MB's).
>   They don't seem aware of Secure Boot, and assume you want to turn
> UEFI itself off, which is nonsense.
>> But it doesn't matter what OS you wan to isntall .
>   Which seems to suggest Secure Boot *can* be disabled!

I've recently bought an ASUS Sabertooth 990FX, which is a uefi

Secure boot cannot be ENabled. There is no such option yet
in the existing ASUS motherboards, hence the support staff
don't have a clue what is being asked.

Regards, Dave Hodgins

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