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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen.efi and secure boot

>>> On 27.11.12 at 10:50, George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 9:51 PM, Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> You want to sign a small bootloader that is tightly auditable and do your
>> own key management within that for anything else. I would think you'd be
>> able to make use of the Linux bootloader work.
> I was thinking of people who wanted to install their own keys.  Some people
> think that since you have EFI you shouldn't need a bootloader. :-)

I think boot loader is the wrong term - shim loader is what our folks
use (i.e. just a wrapper to deal with the key problem). That would
wrap grub2.efi (or whatever its name) as well as xen.efi or (if
someone cares) elilo.efi.


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