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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 09:26:07 +0200
On Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:56:04 -0700
Greg KH <gregkh@g.o> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 10:15:28AM +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > On 15 June 2012 09:58, Greg KH <gregkh@g.o> 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?
> > 
> > I think it at least makes sense to talk about it, and work out what
> > we can and cannot do.
> > 
> > I guess we're in an especially bad position since everybody builds
> > their own bootloader. Is there /any/ viable solution that allows
> > people to continue doing this short of distributing a first-stage
> > bootloader blob?
> 
> Distributing a first-stage bootloader blob, that is signed by
> Microsoft, or someone, seems to be the only way to easily handle this.

Maybe we could get one such a blob for all distros/systems?

Also, does this signature system have any restrictions on what is
signed and what is not? In other words, will they actually sign a blob
saying 'work-around signatures' on the top?

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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