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Method to limit available boot devices to those that are Secure Boot capable

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000239004D
Publication Date: 2014-Sep-30

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Abstract

Disclosed are methods to limit the devices presented to the user when secure boot is enabled. These methods enable a system to assess whether the boot device has an adequately signed option Read Only Memory (ROM), before showing it as a bootable device.