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Bug#988059: shim-signed fails to install on non-EFI system

On Wed, May 05, 2021 at 12:52:55PM +0200, Joergen Haegg wrote:
>> Out of curiosity - do you know how you had shim-signed installed in
>> the first place? I wouldn't expect it to be automatically installed
>> unless you're on an EFI system.
>No. I searched the logs for apt & dpkg, but I couldn't find
>any install date so it has been on the system for more than one year.
>I'm almost sure I didn't install it myself, unless it came
>as a dependency from some other package. :-)
>The installation on this machine has been going through several hardware
>replacements so it could have been more than 10 years ago.
>(Or whenever EFI was introduced.)
>dpkg.log: 2021-05-04 06:04:00 upgrade shim-signed:amd64 1.33+15+1533136590.3beb971-7 1.34+15.4-2
>Start-Date: 2021-05-04  06:03:56
>Commandline: /usr/bin/unattended-upgrade
>Upgrade: libphonon4qt5-data:amd64 (4:4.11.1-3, 4:4.11.1-4), libphonon4qt5-4:amd64 (4:4.11.1-3, 4:4.11.1-4), shim-signed:amd64 (1.33+15+1533136590.3beb971-7, 1.34+15.4-2), phonon4qt5:amd64 (4:4.11.1-3, 4:4.11.1-4), shim-signed-common:amd64 (1.33+15+1533136590.3beb971-7, 1.34+15.4-2), shim-unsigned:amd64 (15.4-2, 15.4-3)
>Error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
>End-Date: 2021-05-04  06:04:02
>That's all I could find, sorry.

No worries, thanks for checking! And thanks for running unstable and
reporting this bug in the first place. :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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