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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 12:15:35 +0100
On 03/06/2018 12:10, Martin Husemann wrote:
> 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.
I'm not sure how it decides because it's all automagic and while you can
add a third party console (rEFIt / rEFInd), you essentially end up
chain-loading for one and our media works with such tools usually which
doesn't help shed any light.
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