Re: [LAU] JACK, qtractor and TAL Noisemaker on Pandaboard success story

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To: Dan MacDonald <allcoms@...>
Cc: Linux Audio Users <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 2:21 am

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On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 5:19 AM, Dan MacDonald wrote:

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, or to derail your thread, but it is
actually ARM that will be the most crippled. MS is requiring ARM devices
certified to run Windows 8 to be completely locked down, where as Intel
devices will be able to have UEFI disabled. This is really only the tablet
market, though.

See here:
http://www.softwarefreedom.org/blog/2012/jan/12/microsoft-confirms-UEFI-...

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On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 5:19 AM, Dan Mac=
Donald <allcoms@gmail.com> wrote:
I think secureboot is s=
trictly a Wintel thing - I have heard no such talk of it making its restric=
tive, nefarious ways known in ARM land yet and lets hope it stays that way!=
Note that the ARM devices have their own set of bootloaders - no grub here=
.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, o=
r to derail your thread, but it is actually ARM that will be the most cripp=
led. MS is requiring ARM devices certified to run Windows 8 to be completel=
y locked down, where as Intel devices will be able to have UEFI disabled. T=
his is really only the tablet market, though.
See here:=A0http://www.s=
oftwarefreedom.org/blog/2012/jan/12/microsoft-confirms-UEFI-fears-locks-dow=
n-ARM/

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