Beyond BIOS: Exploring The Many Dimensions Of The UEFI

December 21, 2011 // By Mark Doran et al, Intel
The purpose of this article is to describe the basic capabilities of the UEFI Forum Specifications including the UEFI Specification version 2.3.1, the Platform Initialization Specification version 1.2, along with the structure and use of UDK2010, an open source implementation of the UEFI Forum Specifications. The history and evolution of these technologies provides some context for those descriptions.