[arch-general] UEFI secure boot

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Mon Jun 4 15:01:40 EDT 2012

On 06/04/2012 02:55 PM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:

>>    Do you think Arch should follow suit or require instead that Secure
>> Boot is disabled?
> No.
> 1) Do not buy locked down hardware if possible.

    All new hardware (x86 anyway) will have this enabled by default best
I can tell, (1) is probably not an option.

> 2) On x86 you should be able to disable secure boot or put our signing
> key in there.

   Well yes - how to do that is what the discussion is largely about - a
nice summary of the options is here:



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