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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>
Cc: install-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: install/52094 (amd64 iso is only bootable in efi mode on legacy
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2018 13:23:06 +0200
On Sun, Jun 03, 2018 at 11:20:01AM +0000, Sevan Janiyan wrote:
> 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[..]
Yes, I understand, but if it is not documented, it is impossible
to fix for anyone that does not have one of the affected Macs (and
even with having the machine it sounds like pure trial and error).
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