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Re: Wheezy: Questions about UEFI boot etc.

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 08:39:42AM +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> The installation went well, thanks. The remaining problem is that W8
> boot manager partition on the SSD /dev/sda2 has the boot flag set (not
> changeable from Linux, is it from W8?) On the SSD the Linux partition
> is /dev/sda5, which I made bootable (also UEFI boot). However, even if
> grub is written to /dev/sda no grub menu appears, and only W8 starts up
> every time. Additionally, booting from the HDD does not seem to be
> possible, at least within W8. How to access the UEFI boot manager, can
> it be enabled by a BIOS setting change?

grub needs to install to the boot manager partition, and add itself to
the UEFI boot environment.  I have never tried it, but that's how it
works according to what I have read about UEFI boot.

Len Sorensen

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