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Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On 07.06.2012 03:43, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> 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
> or
> 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.

If I have understood correctly A and B depend on does your hardware
manufactor allow it and allowing is optional to them.

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