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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 12:00:41 +0100
On 03/06/2018 11:45, Martin Husemann wrote:
> Firmware decides whether you boot in lgeacy (BIOS) or UEFI mode.
> How is the amd64 install or iso image involved in this at all?
The EFI (not UEFI) boot manager on Apple hardware present 2 boot options
from a single boot medium. One which utilises the EFI boot loader if
present and the conventional (legacy BIOS) boot loader and you can
select which to use.
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