Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 22:22 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows The story about how secure boot for Windows 8, part of UEFI, will hinder the use of non-signed binaries and operating systems, like Linux, has registered at Redmond as well. The company posted about it on the Building Windows 8 blog - but didn't take any of the worries away. In fact, Red Hat's Matthew Garrett, who originally broke this story, has some more information - worst of which is that Red Hat has received confirmation from hardware vendors that some of them will not allow you to disable secure boot.
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Sign your code
by chrish on Mon 26th Sep 2011 12:32 UTC
chrish
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2005-07-14

So... why don't we start signing Linux kernels (or even just the boot loaders)? Surely someone like RedHat could easily contribute a signing authority?

- chrish

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