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Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 01:07:23PM -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> What's non-free about signing the "boot-chain"?
> Do I have the freedom to build and install and boot my own kernel?
> No?  Looks like I lost the freedom to have any semblance of control
> over my own hardware.

You have the freedom to either:

a.) Disable Secure Boot and run your own kernel


b.) Generate your own signing key, sign your own kernel, and load your
own key into your system's UEFI.

You have no lost any semblance of control over your own hardware.


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