No such man page: kernel_lockdown.7

Bug #1767971 reported by Juerg Haefliger on 2018-04-30
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fedora
Unknown
Unknown
linux (Ubuntu)
Status tracked in Hirsute
Bionic
Medium
Unassigned
Focal
Undecided
Unassigned
Groovy
Undecided
Unassigned
Hirsute
Medium
Unassigned
manpages (Ubuntu)
Status tracked in Hirsute
Focal
Undecided
Unassigned
Groovy
Undecided
Unassigned
Hirsute
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

When booting in secure boot mode, the Bionic kernel emits the following message:
[ 52.035055] Lockdown: Loading of unsigned modules is restricted; see man kernel_lockdown.7

But there is no such man page.

tags: added: bionic manpage
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
no longer affects: manpages (Ubuntu Bionic)
Michael Kerrisk (mtk-manpages) wrote :

This bug has been fixed with the upstream release (some days ago) of man-pages-5.09, which now provides a kernel_lockdown.7 page.

Changed in manpages (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Triaged → Invalid
Rui Lopes (rgl) wrote :

Will this also be available in 20.10?

Juerg Haefliger (juergh) wrote :

It doesn't look like it. 20.10 is still on manpages 5.08.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Groovy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Focal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in manpages (Ubuntu Groovy):
status: New → Confirmed
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