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Re: Secure boot ?


It's been almost a year, so I would like to ask whether we can expect
Secure Boot support for buster?
My offer to help with testing of this dreadful technology still stands.


On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 9:39 PM, Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi Frank,
> Frank Bauer <frank.c.bauer@gmail.com> (2017-07-15):
>> I would like to ask about the status of secure boot in Debian and
>> possibly help with testing.
>> I came across some HP EliteDesk 705 computers which have secure boot
>> enabled and unfortunately noone knows the bios password to disable it.
>> The stretch image on usb was not recognized as valid option to be
>> booted :-( Fortunately ubuntu supports secure boot for some time
>> already, so I was able to install it as an interim solution, but I
>> would prefer Debian.
>> I am no developer, but if you need testing of the secure boot images,
>> I can help.
> We're still missing bits on the infrastructure side to make Secure Boot
> a reality. Hopefully that'll be achievable during the buster release
> cycle, and maybe we'll be able to provide installation images for
> stretch as well, but no promises here.
> KiBi.

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