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Re: Firmware signing -- Re: [PATCH 00/27] security, efi: Add kernel lockdown




On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 1:44 PM, David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Whilst that may be true, we either have to check signatures on every bit of
> firmware that the appropriate driver doesn't say is meant to be signed or not
> bother.

I vote for "not bother".

Seriously, if you have firmware in /lib/firmware, and you don't trust
it, what the hell are you doing?

Oh, it's one of those "let's protect people from themselves, so that
they can't possibly break Disney^W^W be terrorists - but but the
children" things again, isn't it?

Watch me care.

                  Linus