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Re: Bug#820036: No bug mentioning a Debian KEK and booting use it.

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 7:36 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:

> I'm afraid I can't make sense of this.  You have posted it to
> debian-devel, but without any kind of sensible explanation of the
> context.

It was posted to bug #820036, which is tracking Debian support for
secure boot. Peter was advocating quite correctly that as well as
having our copy of shim (the first-stage bootloader on secure boot
systems) signed by Microsoft, we should also have a copy signed by a
Debian signing authority, so that users can theoretically choose to
distrust the Microsoft key. IIRC, unfortunately in practice that is
unlikely to be possible since various firmware blobs are only



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