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SubjectRe: [RFC] Second attempt at kernel secure boot support
On 11/02/2012 09:48 AM, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 03:02:25PM -0600, Chris Friesen wrote:

>> With secure boot enabled, then the kernel should refuse to let an
>> unsigned kexec load new images, and kexec itself should refuse to
>> load unsigned images.
>
> Yep, good in theory. Now that basically means reimplementing kexec-tools
> in kernel.

Maybe I'm missing something, but couldn't the vendors provide a signed
kexec? Why does extra stuff need to be pushed into the kernel?

Chris


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