Re: [GIT PULL] Kernel lockdown for secure boot
From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Tue Apr 03 2018 - 20:11:06 EST
On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 5:06 PM Linus Torvalds
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 4:59 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Ok. So we can build distribution kernels that *always* have this on,
> > turn it off you have to disable Secure Boot and install a different
> Exactly like EVERY OTHER KERNEL CONFIG OPTION.
So your argument is that we should make the user experience worse? Without
some sort of verified boot mechanism, lockdown is just security theater.
There's no good reason to enable it unless you have some mechanism for
verifying that you booted something you trust.