Re: [GIT PULL] Load keys from signed PE binaries

From: Vivek Goyal
Date: Thu Feb 21 2013 - 15:31:37 EST

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 10:56:44AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> So no. The PE file thing makes no sense what-so-ever. What you mention
> we can already do, and we already do it *better*.

IIUC, PE/COFF signature verification bits can be useful for verifying
the signature of PE/COFF signed bzImage. This verification will be
required before kexec decides to load the kernel.

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