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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
Subject: Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:59:06 -0700
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 :(

greg k-h


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