secure boot: how to disable this crap?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Sun Oct 28 17:23:14 UTC 2012

On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 03:04:15AM +0100, Joshua C. wrote:

> I see but is there a general switch do disable those even if secure boot is
> set to enable in the uefi firmware?

No. That's kind of the point.

> Honestly looking into the latest patch applied to the rawhide-kernel, I
> cannot see any indication that those lockups occur only if secure boot is
> set in the uefi firmware. They just lock out the user space regardless of
> what the uefi says...

The capability is only masked off if the firmware reports that secure 
boot is enabled.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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