*countable infinities only

Gerry Reno greno at verizon.net
Thu May 31 16:59:58 UTC 2012

On 05/31/2012 12:57 PM, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
> On 05/31/2012 12:53 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:
>> On 05/31/2012 12:51 PM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>>> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 12:49:53PM -0400, Gerry Reno wrote:
>>>> The issue could be solved by having the SecureBoot default setting depend on the OS being booted:
>>>> SecureBoot should only be Default:ON for Microsoft OS's and any other OS's that want to deal with that
>>>> and should be Default:OFF for all others.
>>> How do you distinguish between a non-Microsoft OS and a piece of malware 
>>> that will then boot a Microsoft OS?
>> The Microsoft OS should refuse to boot if it is being invoked in an unauthorized manner.
>> .
> I take it that virtualization of the OS is completely off the table as
> well, then?  (I think it must be, if this is the case.)

Why would that be?

VM's have a BIOS.  And SecureBoot can be part of that BIOS.

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