*countable infinities only

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sat Jun 2 16:36:47 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 02, 2012 at 10:31:20AM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:

> What happens if you try and boot an unsigned image? I assume the error
> you get is up to the BIOS folks? So, it could be misleading, confusing,
> depressing or all three. It may be that people will see just "Failed to
> secure boot" and think there's something wrong with Fedora. They may
> not even be looking for a bios option. They may burn or download
> multiple media in an attempt to get it working. All kinds of possible
> issues... ;( 

Per spec the machine simply falls back to attempting to execute the next 
entry in the boot list. An implementation may provide some feedback that 
that's the case, but there's no requirement for it to do so, so it's 
perfectly valid for it to just fall back to booting Windows with no 

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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