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Re: UEFI boot NetBSD?

On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 03:03:22AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Is it currently possible to boot newer versions of NetBSD in UEFI mode?

-8 and -current should work, but the installer has not yet been updated
to reflect it.

> How would the boot/load code know where to find the root partition to boot?

FreeBSD and NetBSD use different GUIDs for the root partition type.
AFAICT the bootloader itself does not offer manual selection for
multiple root  partitions, but you could use boot.cfg statements or
special kernels with hard wired root device to select between them.


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