More experiments with Linux-only UEFI Secure Boot installation
My recent series of posts concerning UEFI and Secure Boot technology has drawn several comments and questions about the possibility of installing only Linux on such a system.
I have just had to completely reload my HP Pavilion dm1-4310 system (don't ask), so before reloading Windows 8, I decided to take the opportunity to do a bit of testing. The results have been quite interesting and encouraging.
I made the installations from the standard openSuSE 12.3 and Fedora 18 ISO images, both of which are compatible with UEFI Secure Boot. I decided to do the testing in four steps -