Re: EFI in Debian
In article <20120708235244.GB24807@thunk.org> Ted Ts'o wrote:
> Matthew Garret believes that this is a requirement; however, there is
> no documented paper trail indicating that this is actually necessary.
> There are those who believe that Microsoft wouldn't dare revoke a
> Linux key because of the antitrust issues that would arise.
Hey, it's hardly my fault that nobody else bothered turning up to the
well-advertised events where this got discussed...
> This would especially true if the bootloader displayed a spash screen
> with a huge penguin on it, and the user was obliged to hit a key
> acknowledging the spash screen before the boot was allowed to
> continue. James is working on a signed bootloader which would do
Well, sure, we could associate "Large picture of a penguin on your boot
screen" with "your machine has been hacked", but I'm not convinced that's
a great strategy.
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