[Linux-aus] Fwd: What is LA's response to UEFI Secure Boot?
brent.wallis at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 13:38:44 EST 2012
On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 1:20 PM, Adam Nielsen <a.nielsen at shikadi.net> wrote:
> > All of the cruft, innuendo and troll nonsense aside from both sides....
> > Who would like to participate in an ad hoc group to do a press release
> I'm happy to be involved. What's our position?
> 1. Secure Boot is bad and should not be allowed to go ahead in any form.
> 2. Secure Boot could be bad so we must ensure it can be disabled if
> 3. Secure Boot is great, providing we have control over the keys our
> equipment recognises as valid.
> My personal position is the last one. I think Secure Boot could work
> well, if
> I can remove the Microsoft keys (since they're bound to be compromised
> or later) and install my own, only allowing my chosen Linux kernels to boot
> and nothing else.
Agreed. Point 3 works for me.
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