Linux Foundation UEFI Secure Boot System for Open Source

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http://www.linuxfoundation.org – Guest post from James Bottomley, Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board I’m pleased to announce that the Linux Foundation and its Technical Advisory Board have produced a plan to enable the Linux (and indeed all Open Source based distributions) to continue operating as Secure Boot enabled systems roll out.  In a nutshell, the Linux Foundation will obtain a Microsoft Key and sign a small pre-bootloader which will, in turn, chain load (without any form of signature check) a predesignated boot loader which will, in turn, boot Linux (or any other operating system). The pre-bootloader wi (General)