[pve-devel] [RFC kernel-meta] add proxmox-secure-boot-support package

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Fri Feb 2 19:23:25 CET 2024

Am 26/01/2024 um 13:05 schrieb Fabian Grünbichler:
> installing it at least gives the admin a heads up if our base Debian release is
> ever faster shipping a newer version of shim or Grub, which would look
> (something) like this:
>  Reading package lists... Done
>  Building dependency tree... Done
>  Reading state information... Done
>  The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
>    proxmox-grub
>  Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it.
>  The following packages will be REMOVED:
>    proxmox-secure-boot-support
>  The following packages will be upgraded:
>    shim-signed shim-signed-common
>  2 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> it also allows us to pull in additional signed packages as they become
> available.
> Signed-off-by: Fabian Grünbichler <f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com>
> ---
> it could also be "armed" similar to proxmox-ve, and require some special action
> before being removed.. but since the worst case is that the system fails to
> boot with SB enabled, which still should be possible to disable on all systems
> where PVE normally runs, that might be overkill..

seems OK w.r.t. change, but do we want this to be either part of the shim,
or a separate repo? So that we do not need to ship a new kernel meta package
when the shim version pinning needs an update? As it feels a bit unrelated
to the kernel meta package in general to me.

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