[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] ACPI, UEFI, kernel security

James Morris jmorris at namei.org
Fri Jun 22 00:13:12 UTC 2012


On Thu, 21 Jun 2012, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> We need to talk about what the kernel needs to provide for UEFI secure 
> boot to be possible, since the alternative is miserable failure and 
> Linux no longer working on x86 unless people play with the firmware. 
> That's going to involve at the very least locking down module loading 
> and various kernel interfaces, but figuring out what else needs to be 
> covered is fairly important.

Sounds like a good topic for discussion across subystems.

I'd suggest hammering out an agenda and presenting a brief overview 
to start, to try and keep the discussion on track.


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James Morris
<jmorris at namei.org>


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