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Bug#381584: elilo-installer fails on MacBook Pro



reassign 381584 kernel-wedge
retitle Add module efivars for i386 to support elilo on MacBook Pro
block 381584 with 381951
severity 381584 wishlist
thanks

> When I try to install elilo on my MacBook Pro, it fails.  In the log
> file, it says
> 
>  elilo-installer: Couldn't load efivars module - is it statically
>  linked? 

This is not really an elilo-installer issue.

elilo-installer requires to module efivars to be loaded, so this module 
needs to be available for i386 installations to support elilo for 
Intel-based MacBook Pro systems.

But first we need EFI support in the kernel for i386 (#381951).

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