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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: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: install/52094 (amd64 iso is only bootable in efi mode on legacy
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2018 13:09:09 +0200
On Sun, Jun 03, 2018 at 11:05:01AM +0000, Sevan Janiyan wrote:
> 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.
So how does it decide whether to offer the legacy one? Testing for the
EFI boot partition is easy, but I am not sure how it can tell a working
MBR from a dummy.
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