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pjones at redhat.com
Mon Jun 18 13:36:41 UTC 2012
On 06/18/2012 09:26 AM, Seth Johnson wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 08:45:07AM -0400, Seth Johnson wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 7:43 AM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
>>>> 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.
>> You're still not making it clear what you want. Hardware without secure
>> boot? Hardware with secure boot but a different default policy? Hardware
>> with free firmware that may or may not have secure boot enabled by
> Write a new UEFI. No need for a shim. Peter stated what the free
> software UEFI on its own hardware should support: "disable Secure Boot
> or use your own chain of trust."
This is what current x86 UEFI implementations give us.
> Plus, because you appear to be motivated to buy a shim for this reason, write
> the UEFI so it does not make it scary to install in any configuration you use
> as the empowered owner of the device.
Buy a what now? shim is a piece of software Matthew has been writing. We're
not talking about buying any software.
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