On 04/12/2018 08:49 AM, cooloutac wrote: > In my case I found uefi mode works better for Qubes. For example using > legacy bios mode i have many wake from sleep problems, such as usb mouse in > sys-usb not working after sleep. system becoming unresponsive. > > Booting in uefi mode I dont' have those problems. I think eventually we will > have no choice but to use uefi cause all hardware will be designed for it. > Commodity hardware in the future will suck and won't allow you to run your own distro, or even your own programs unless you pay for a "developer" computer. This is the goal of microsoft.
The future for owner controlled high performance devices is POWER, the TALOS 2 is now in full production and the benchmarks indicate that it costs thousands less than an intel/amd system with equivilant performance. For once we have a unicorn - a libre firmware system that is actually fast and brand new. > Unfortunately using uefi mode does not give any security benefits since Qubes > doesn't support secure boot > Oh boy here we go again with linux-distro-sucks-unless-it-supports-microsoft-technology https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=UEFI-Kernel-Lockdown-Concerns Linus describes Secure Boot as being "pushed in your face by people with an agenda." Even linus agrees with me that these things aren't happening in a vacuum. Remember guys if something is truly good it doesn't need to be forced on you "for your own good" > or secure flash. > Operating systems should not be modifying EEPROM settings - you are free to use flashrom to do that yourself if you so desire. I grow increasingly tired of your uninformed comments. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/a1dd081d-1541-eec3-29b3-165368dcdf5e%40gmx.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.