UEFI Blogs

Friday, April 2, 2021
Categories: Specifications Tags: Blog

This communication is for everyone in the ACPI/UEFI computing platform ecosystem: those who develop platforms and firmware using ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface), and those who provide hardware description tables for ACPI implementations. During the development of the ACPI Specification, Version 6.4, the specification working group noted that all ACPI tables in a platform must conform to the same specification version. The specification text is as follows:

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Categories: Webinars Tags: Webinars, Firmware

Given the shift to virtual events this year, the UEFI Forum has been prioritizing themed educational webinars on our UEFI Forum BrightTALK channel. Since March, we have built an audience of over 1,000 firmware enthusiasts and hosted eleven webinars covering a range of webinar topics from security to member company implementations.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Categories: Tags: Blog

UEFI Forum members from Microsoft recently presented a webinar as part of the UEFI 2020 Virtual Plugfest series titled “Microsoft’s Continued Advancements in the UEFI Ecosystem.” The presentation covered open source tools and open source integration, explored their “Code First” model and much more.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Categories: Webinars Tags: UEFI, ACPI, CXL, Webinar

Compute Express Link™ (CXL™) is a new, high-speed CPU-to-Device and CPU-to-Memory interconnect designed to accelerate next-generation data center performance. UEFI and ACPI specifications provide standard interfaces for discovering new system attributes and as such need to be extended for discovering, enumerating and configuring CXL devices and CXL-capable systems.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Categories: Webinars Tags: Webinars, Firmware

Don’t miss the next series of webinars from the UEFI 2020 Virtual Plugfest: Security Week. The upcoming presentations will feature discussions on secure firmware and how memory safety issues lead to vulnerabilities in firmware. If you would like to register to attend these live webinars or view previous webinars, visit UEFI Forum BrightTALK channel. Read more about the Security focused webinars:

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Categories: Events Tags:

After the success of our Industry Ecosystem webinars as part of the UEFI 2020 Virtual Plugfest, we are pleased to introduce the next round of webinars focused on a variety of timely Open Source topics. Learn more about the upcoming webinars hosted on the UEFI Forum BrightTALK channel:

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Categories: Events, Plugfest, Webinars Tags: UEFI, ACPI, Firmware, CXL, Webinars

As you are likely aware, travel restrictions and health concerns resulting from COVID-19 meant converting the annual UEFI Spring Plugfest into an online, virtual event.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Categories: Events, Plugfest, Webinars Tags: UEFI, Plugfests, Webinars

As you are likely aware, the Spring 2020 UEFI Plugfest has been canceled due to concerns surrounding the transmission of COVID-19 (“coronavirus”).

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Categories: Plugfest Tags: UEFI, Firmware, Plugfests

To understand how system firmware is generated for modern computer systems, it is important to first understand the ecosystem and commonly used terminology. This post helps readers gain a better understanding of the development process, the industry’s “unique language” and how it applies to UEFI firmware.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Categories: Plugfest, Webinars Tags: Plugfests, Webinars

Don’t miss our latest webinar, “Understanding UEFI Testing”, taking place on January 29.