[kwlug-disc] Windows 8 OEM specs may block Linux booting

R. Brent Clements rbclemen at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 14:04:06 EDT 2011


Apple making its own hardware locked to their OS is completely
different from a software company manipulating hardware makers into
handing them near complete market dominance.

Brent


On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Maybe it is our own fault.
>
> Remember how we complain about the iPhone saying "I don't need to root my
> PC, why do I have to do it with my Phone".
>
> Now MS wants us to have a level playing field with mobile devices. I mean.
> if its worked for apple and the market does not complain, it may work for
> MS.
>
> Raul Suarez
>
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> From: L.D. Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 11:38:32 AM
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Windows 8 OEM specs may block Linux booting
>
>
> Apparently we may have to worry about breaking the digital locks on our PCs'
> boot systems before long...
>
> http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/205255/windows-8-oem-specs-may-block-linux-booting
>
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