Congrats to Vincent for staying at Intel for 20 years, that is a LOT of work! As usual, his blog post gives lots of background on UEFI.
Vincent has a multi-topic blog post, including insight on UEFI spec, and pointer to a free chapter of the 3rd edition of Beyond BIOS:
“‘If you can fix a hardware bug in firmware, it’s not a bug but a documentation issue.’ —An anonymous hardware manager.”
Two related blog posts on firmware defects:
Vincent has a new blog post, covering multiple recent events and adding his Intel background experience to the events, covering things like FSP, SMM, Heads, UEFI Secure Boot, claryfing some UEFI security advisory timing issues, and other topics.
Intel Press published the first and second editions of these two books a few years ago, but it appears Degruyter is publishing revised third editions!
Harnessing the UEFI Shell: Moving the Platform Beyond DOS, Third Edition
Rothman, Michael / Zimmer, Vincent / Lewis, Tim
Beyond BIOS: Developing with the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, Third Edition
Zimmer, Vincent / Marisetty, Suresh / Rothman, Michael
Vincent is co-author of this paper, and mentions it — along with a bunch of other UEFI-related things — in his current blog post:
Vincent Zimmer has a new blog post with *many* topics: the new PI spec, FSP, coreboot, TPM, and a summary of the Seattle UEFI plugfest.