*countable infinities only

Jay Sulzberger jays at panix.com
Mon Jun 18 15:54:20 UTC 2012

On Mon, 18 Jun 2012, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:

> > On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 11:03:23AM -0400, Jay Sulzberger wrote:
> > This I do not understand.  By reports in the admittedly
> > incompetent magazines dealing with home computers, Microsoft's
> > policy is to keep Fedora, and any other OSes, except for
> > Microsoft OSes, off all Microsoft Certified ARM devices.
> I think you've answered your own question there.
> > Further questions ad ARM: According to Microsoft, can, in future,
> > "SecureBoot" be disabled on Microsoft Certified ARM devices?
> > Will the person who walks out of the store with a Microsoft
> > Certified ARM device be able to put their own signing key in?
> > What about the PK?
> No, Windows 8 ARM devices will not permit the user to install their own 
> keys or disable secure boot. That's why we're not going to support them.
> -- 
> Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

Thanks, Matthew.

Just one word before I break off, if I can ;), engagement for today:

If I understand correctly, Fedora has now formally allowed
Microsoft to lock Fedora out of many coming ARM devices.

I will read all responses either late this evening or tomorrow.


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