State of UEFI Technology

Session information has not yet been published for this event.

60 Minute BoF session
Scheduled: Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 5:30 – 6:30pm in Platinum E

One Line Summary

Updates on UEFI new features in the latest released UEFI specifications


This talk will cover the latest updates to the UEFI specifications released this year. Covering features such as UEFI variables, HTTP Network Boot, NVDIMM, Secure Boot, and capsule update. Additionally, it will cover which features were submitted to the Linux distributions. Lastly, the talk will conclude with UEFI SCT updates and other tests like the Linux UEFI Validation (LUV) and the Linux Firmware Test Suite (FWTS).


firmware, boot, uefi, secure boot

Presentation Materials



  • Harryhsiung


    Harry Hsiung is a technical marketing engineer for Intel and has been working on Unified Extensible Firmware interface (UEFI) for the past
    12 years.He has spent most of his time as a firmware engineer at Intel for 21 years and has worked on servers and client systems at Intel.
    Recently had just worked on running the UEFI plugfests with the UEFI forum and participated in enabling OS and OEM vendors on incorporating UEFI features into their releases.
    slides will be posted to