[ubuntu-uk] heads up - Secure Boot Problems for Linux Users Are Here Already

Matt Wheeler m at funkyhat.org
Fri Jun 1 12:58:14 UTC 2012

On 1 June 2012 08:02, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> Time has passed.
> The problem has now matured, and Fedora have accepted defeat and decided to
> pay to be allowed to use Microsoft restricted hardware.
> Implementing UEFI Secure Boot in Fedora Linux
> http://j.mp/KZykUS

According to an update to that article, the money actually goes to
verisign, and anyone can get a signing key from them for $99. So
actually (without having looked into it any further) this looks like
quite a reasonable solution to securing system booting in general.

Anyone have any further insight?

Matt Wheeler
m at funkyHat.org

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