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Re: install/52094 (amd64 iso is only bootable in efi mode on legacy Mac)
The following reply was made to PR install/52094; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Sevan Janiyan <venture37%geeklan.co.uk@localhost>
Subject: Re: install/52094 (amd64 iso is only bootable in efi mode on legacy
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2018 11:58:27 +0100
On 03/06/2018 11:45, maya%netbsd.org@localhost wrote:
> Legacy boot is optional, firmware is allowed to be EFI-only.
> It's not unexpected for a machine designed to run mostly one OS to skip
> the backwards compatibility part, and EFI-only will get more common as
> time goes on.
System in question is from 2007, on a more recent system (say 2012), you
are given the option to do both which contradicts that theory and while
x86 Apple systems initially shipped without any legacy support, this was
added back in later down the line.
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