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Re: arm64: Booting from USB with UEFI?

On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 09:32:46PM +0200, Holger Wansing wrote:
>[ Please CC me, I'm not subscribed to debian-arm ]
>in the installation-guide there were some changings for arm64 architecture,
>being worked on by wookey and 93sam:
>That resulted to this:
>  <sect2 arch="arm64" condition="bootable-usb" id="usb-boot">
>  <title>Booting from USB Memory Stick with UEFI</title>
>However, this chapter does not appear in the installation-guide for
>arm64, because arm64 is not declared to be "bootable-usb" in the 
>arch-options file.
>What's the state here?
>Can arm64 boot directly from USB?

Bugger. That's a mistake, yes. Quite a few (most?) of the arm64 UEFI
platforms will boot from USB, and we've been making iso-hybrid CD
images to support that ever since Jessie.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"C++ ate my sanity" -- Jon Rabone

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