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From: Matthew Thode <prometheanfire@g.o>
Subject: Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:35:28 -0500
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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