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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
Subject: Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:45:39 -0700
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


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