*countable infinities only

Seth Johnson seth.p.johnson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 12:45:07 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 7:43 AM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 01:47:34AM -0400, Seth Johnson wrote:
>> >On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 1:16 AM, Seth Johnson <seth.p.johnson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I'm sorry, I really don't understand what you're suggesting here. It's
>> > not possible to simply replace a system's firmware with another
>> > implementation. You could chainboot from one UEFI implementation into
>> > another, but if the first implements secure boot then you'd have the
>> > same set of bootstrapping problems as you would with just booting an OS.
>> See the fuller thread, reconstructed in nested fashion above.  A free
>> software UEFI would be on its own hardware.
> The features you wanted in a free software UEFI are present in existing
> UEFI implementations, so I'm not sure what you're asking for.

No need for a shim.  Not having to ask permission.  It's my
understanding that you are buying a signed key so the installation of
Fedora is not scary.


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