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Re: How to boot in UEFI mode: practically no documentation
On Jun 1, 7:37pm, Robert Nestor wrote:
} When I install on a disk using only what is needed for UEFI
} booting the system wont boot. When I add the BIOS boot files
} (boot and bootxx_ffsv1) the system boots, but only if I disable
} UEFI boot capability. (On my system UEFI takes precedence and so
} it will load the NetBSD kernel which then fails to run. It gets
} an error attempting to obtain information from the EFI tables I
} think, at least thats what the error output seems to indicate.)
What is the actual error?
} As far as I can tell use of GPT wedges is separate from the style
} of boot in NetBSD, unlike Windows where the two are tied together
} (at least thats what I was told).
Somewhat. GPT is part of the UEFI spec. NetBSD does have a
way to boot via BIOS on a GPT disk. However, I wouldn't be surprised
if GPT was required to be able to boot via UEFI.
} Not sure if the non-working UEFI boot is generally known or if
} a PR has been filed though.
Maybe, maybe not. Hard to tell since you haven't any remotely
useful information here.
}-- End of excerpt from Robert Nestor
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