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From: Florian Philipp <lists@...>
Subject: Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 10:33:55 +0200
Am 16.06.2012 01:59, schrieb Greg KH:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 09:49:01AM +0200, Florian Philipp wrote:
>> Am 15.06.2012 09:26, schrieb Michał Górny:
>>> 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?
>>>
>>
>> I guess nothing prevents you from re-distributing Fedora's blob.
> 
> Fedora's blob will not boot your unsigned-with-fedoras-key kernel, so
> redistributing it will not help anyone :(
> 

I meant along with Fedora's kernel, signed binary modules and so forth.
The whole kernel space.


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Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
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Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
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