*countable infinities only

Seth Johnson seth.p.johnson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 14:14:04 UTC 2012


On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 10:04:38AM -0400, Seth Johnson wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 9:56 AM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
>> > Ok so what you mean is "I want a UEFI implementation that doesn't
>> > require a Microsoft signature to boot"? The options there are currently
>> > (1) have a Fedora specific key (which we're not doing because it would
>> > fragment the community) and (2) ship systems without secure boot enabled
>> > by default. System76 (and possibly others) will be supplying systems
>> > that provide (2), so that choice is available to you.
>>
>> To me.  We all -- and this notably includes Red Hat -- need to work to
>> make those other systems viable.  That goes beyond my own choices.
>
> So you want Fedora to boot on all hardware sold?

I want Red Hat, Fedora, and the free software community to come to
terms with what they must do in the context created by this new
technology.  That does not mean boot on all hardware sold.


Seth

> There are two options
> there - we can sign Fedora with the Microsoft key or we can force
> Microsoft to change the Windows 8 requirements to forbid secure boot.
> The second of these is impossible, which leaves signing with Microsoft.
>
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