On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 04:25:11AM +0000, Mogens Jensen wrote: > I was just trying out the fw_update program on OpenBSD 6.5, deleting/ > installing all the firmware and was wondering if fw_update will verify > the files before installing?
Others pointed out that firmwares are signed. For a while now, fw_update AND pkg_add have defaulted to requiring signed packages. If you try to install or even peek at something unsigned with pkg_info, they error out. You have to explicitly ask for unsigned data to bypass the check.