Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Linux

+ - TLF's UEFI Secure Boot Pre-Bootloader Rewritten to Boot all Linux Versions->

Submitted by hypnosec
hypnosec (2231454) writes "The Linux Foundation’s UEFI secure boot pre-bootloader is still in the works and has been modified substantially so that it allows any Linux versions to boot through UEFI secure boot. The reason for modifying the pre-bootloader was that the current version of the loader wouldn’t work with Gummiboot which was designed to boot kernels using BootServices->LoadImage(). Further the original pre-bootloader had been written using “PE/Coff link loading to defeat the secure boot checks.” As it stands, anything run by the original pre-bootloader must also be link-loaded to defeat secure boot and Gummiboot, which is not a link-loader, didn't work in this scenario. This is the reason a re-write of the pre-bootloader was required and now it supports booting of all versions of Linux."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

TLF's UEFI Secure Boot Pre-Bootloader Rewritten to Boot all Linux Versions

Comments Filter:

The study of non-linear physics is like the study of non-elephant biology.

Working...