Friday, April 15, 2011

UEFI 2.3.1 Specification

The UEFI 2.3.1 specification is now available at

Notable additions to this version of the specification include-

* Time-based authenticated variable and richer signing
* Key Management Services (KMS) protocol (loosely based on KMIP)
* Storage Security Command Protocol for hardware full-disk encryption (FDE) devices
* DUID-UUID usage in netboot6 to report platform identification
* Non-Blocking interfaces for Block I/O protocol
* Enhancements to the USB protocol for USB 3.0

Take a look

Monday, April 11, 2011

IPV6 Phase-2 ready logo achieved

Check out to see that the IPV6 network stack at has achieved the phase-2 testing logo.

As noted on the page,
Open source preboot (firmware) network stack for UEFI EDKII UDK2010 UP3 P1 firmware. To be used with UEFI spec 2.3 or later netboot6

The details on netboot6 can be found in the UEFI 2.3 Specification, Errata D, and future iterations of the specification, along with RFC 5970.