Does the Samsung bricking with UEFI + Linux apply to openSUSE?

Booting Linux using UEFI can brick Samsung laptops - The H Open: News and Features

Booting Linux using UEFI just once on various Samsung laptops is enough to permanently stop them working. Several reports have been posted on the Ubuntu bug tracker, but the problem is likely to also be present in other Linux distributions, as it appears to be caused by a kernel driver for Samsung laptops. Kernel developers are currently discussing a change which would disable the driver when booting via UEFI.

The bug report:

There are several other threads about this already.

Start here:

And there is another link down there.

I think it is better to close this one so the discussion in not too much spread over too many threads.