Implementing UEFI secure boot in Fedora

Tue Jun 5 03:38:54 2012 from

"Fedora 18 will be released at around the same time as Windows 8, and as previously discussed all Windows 8 hardware will be shipping with secure boot enabled by default. [...] We've been working on a plan for dealing with this. It's not ideal, but of all the approaches we've examined we feel that this one offers the best balance between letting users install Fedora while still permitting user freedom." Wait for it... "Our first stage bootloader will be signed with a Microsoft key." [Read More..]

It's not pretty but I agree with it being the most compatible. Secure boot doesn't seem all that secure to me -- reminds me of the Intel CPU unique ID fiasco about 10 years ago. I'm sure most Linux users will just end up turning off secure boot.