Freshly Exhumed writes: Until recently the news for Linux users regarding upcoming hardware to be sold with Windows 8's locked in/out UEFI settings has been less than palatable. Thankfully an Intel initiative is tackling a UEFI workaround that may prove suitable for Linux distributions. Will it work?
"Card readers? We don't need no stinking card readers."
-- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a
particularly vivid fantasy)