[arch-general] UEFI secure boot

Lukáš Jirkovský l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 09:54:17 EDT 2012

On 4 June 2012 22:27, Sudaraka Wijesinghe <sudaraka.wijesinghe at gmail.com> wrote:
> If this is a poll, I vote "Arch should require Secure Boot to be disabled"
> I choose a distro like Arch because it doesn't have a financial motive
> and will not give into market pressures such as this.
> If we want keep hardware vendors from forcing Secure Boot on us, we have
> to send the message out that we don't want it. Paying a "small" price of
> M$99 is not the way.
> However as free software users, we will have to endure some hard time in
> the coming days when getting new hardware.
> Just my two cents.
> Sudaraka.

Assuming the Arch Users are competent, I'd rather let them add an Arch
Linux key to UEFI without disabling Secure Boot. This way Arch would
work with Secure Boot with added security of no one messing with
bootloader in a harmful way.


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