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UEFI Safe Mode

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000223058D
Publication Date: 2012-Oct-31

Publishing Venue

The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

Disclosed is UEFI Safe Mode which allows users to boot up a crashed system by only loading necessary drivers and protocols at firmware level. Therefore, the crashed system is more likely to enter a specific stage for users to debug or update it. UEFI Safe Mode may be triggered by the following events: a number of failed boot, timeout, configuration assigned from system management controller, a jumper, or a button.