[U-Boot] [PATCH] rpi3: Enable verified boot from FIT image

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Tue Sep 17 05:48:08 UTC 2019

Hi Heinrich,

On Fri, 6 Sep 2019 at 15:47, Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 9/6/19 11:04 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
> > Hi Heinrich,
> <snip />
> > U-Boot is the main boot loader for ARM. I wish that distros would just
> > support it (adding what is needed) instead of trying to pretend that
> > U-Boot is a variant of UEFI :-)
> Distros may have a different viewpoint than you. They may not want to
> add anything boot loader specific and are happy if all systems
> independent of their architecture can be booted in the same way, e.g.
> via UEFI and GRUB. Cf.
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/uEFIforARMv7
> Currently OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Fedora, and Suse rely on booting via UEFI.
> And Debian is ready for it.
> That U-Boot implements the UEFI API and this is in wide use in no way
> contradicts U-Boot being the main boot loader for ARM.

Well I am not keen on the complexity and layers of obfuscation created
by UEFI, and grub. We have so many layers....

> Nothing pretended here ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
> Regards
> Heinrich


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