Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 06:37:41PM -0500, Steev Klimaszewski wrote:
>> Just picking a random response to reply to. I'm not speaking
>> officially, however, I'm pretty sure we at Genesi aren't going to pay
>> Microsoft in order to boot our own boards.
> If you don't want your boards to be Windows 8 certified, then you are
> fine. Otherwise, you have to follow their guidelines, which I don't
> think requires paying them any money if you want to run Windows 8.
> Also, as these are "your own boards", you control the BIOS, so you don't
> even have to implement UEFI, or, if you do, you can control what keys
> are installed in the BIOS by default.
> So I don't understand the issue here, please explain.
> greg k-h
I'm glad you said that. If I was going to have to pay M$ to run Linux,
I was thinking of shooting them with laser eyes or something. I have no
plans to ever support M$ in any shape, form or fashion. Period.
Thing is, they will likely try to make it so you can't disable it
eventually. Some politician will try to make it a law if nothing else.
After all, politicians are clueless anyway. Reminds me of chickens and
it raining. :/
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