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Re: [opensuse] UEFI
  • From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 10:07:57 +0200
  • Message-id: <1351066077.26717.9.camel@acme.pacific>
On Wed, 2012-10-24 at 10:04 +0300, ellanios82 wrote:
On 10/24/2012 09:21 AM, Roger Oberholtzer wrote:
On Tue, 2012-10-23 at 12:18 -0400, Greg Freemyer wrote:

I can see large enterprises wanting to implement a policy that only
kernels signed by the enterprise can be used. From my understanding ,
the UEFI Secure Boot process combined with the SUSE extensions would
allow that to be done.
Which would mean I could not run Linux on company hardware.

- perhaps, if it were possible to load VirtualBox [for M$] on company
then supposedly, it would be possible to run Linux upon that instance of

I do not see myself doing the development work I do inside a virtual
machine. If nothing else, our applications use hardware that would make
all this very complicated. It is hard enough to get some of it running
on Linux when that is the only part of the equation. Possible !=

We also package openSUSE as PXE-loadable diskless images that run in
remote computers. I wonder how thing will work for that if we find
ourselves wanting to run this type of thing on a UEFI box.

Yours sincerely,

Roger Oberholtzer

Ramböll RST / Systems

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