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

Cong Wang xiyou.wangcong at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 02:23:03 UTC 2012


On 06/22/2012 04:45 AM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Discussion:
>
> 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.
>

Hi, Matthew,

I would like to see how this affects kexec reboot.

Thanks.


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