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From: Matthew Thode <prometheanfire@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 21:36:52
Message-Id: 4FDBAAA0.50902@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] UEFI secure boot and Gentoo by Greg KH
On 06/14/2012 11:45 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 09:28:10PM -0700, Greg KH wrote: >> So, anyone been thinking about this? I have, and it's not pretty. >> >> Should I worry about this and how it affects Gentoo, or not worry about >> Gentoo right now and just focus on the other issues? >> >> Minor details like, "do we have a 'company' that can pay Microsoft to >> sign our bootloader?" is one aspect from the non-technical side that I've >> been wondering about. > > Oh, and for those that don't know, I did a lot of UEFI secure boot work > in the past at SUSE, and should be soon a member of the UEFI > "organization" through my work at the Linux Foundation, so I do have a > basic grasp of the issues involved, and have a chance to get changes > made, if needed, and possible, to the spec itself. > > greg k-h >
One of these days I'd like to pick your brain about some hardened UEFI interactions I've seen (with pipacs watching). -- -- Matthew Thode (prometheanfire)

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Re: [gentoo-dev] UEFI secure boot and Gentoo Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>