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120614 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.
> 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.
Does this affect those of us who build our own machines ?
Is there likely to be any Gentoo user
who is reluctant to change the default BIOS setting ?
How can UEFI be required for Arm without running into anti-trust ?
How far is this basically a problem for those in the USA,
the rest of us having a different attitude to security issues ?
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