News: Linux Top 3: Linux 3.8, Ubuntu for Tablets and Torvalds NSFW Secure Boot

Posted by tracyanne on Feb 26, 2013 3:12 PM EDT
LinuxPlanet; By Sean Michael Kerner
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Discussion on Secure Boot is often a heated topic and it's one that has recently exploded on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML). It all started when developer David Howells asked Linus Torvalds for a GIT pull on signed PE binaries. Howells explained that the patchset provides a facility by which keys can be added dynamically to a kernel that is running in secure-boot mode.

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