[arch-general] Concerning Secure Boot Support

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Dec 10 04:28:23 EST 2012

Am 10.12.2012 06:54, schrieb kristof:
> As it stands, Gummiboot doesn't support calling back to Matthew
> Garrett's shim and until this happens it won't work in secure boot mode.

Could you refer to any documentation about this? Why would the boot
loader need to call back into shim?

> Lastly, the shim itself needs to be pulled into [extra] and it should
> come with some script like "shim-install" which would simply rename the
> grub-efi binary as grubx64.efi and would place the shim in
> /boot/efi/EFI/BOOT/x86_64/, renaming it bootx64.efi. Not so difficult at
> all, but it's another thing to do.

There has been a discussion about this topic just a few days ago. I
suggest you read it first.

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