Bug#894034: debian-installer: mount point /boot/efi
On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 05:20:41PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>On Sun, 2018-03-25 at 22:20 +0200, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
>> debian-installer/packages/partman-efi/check.d/efi starts with these lines:
>> if [ ! -d /proc/efi ] && [ ! -d /sys/firmware/efi ]; then
>> exit 0
>> if [ -f /var/lib/partman/ignore_uefi ]; then
>> exit 0
>> So it seems installation for EFI is only supported if the installer is
>> booted via EFI.
>This is because EFI booting normally requires setting variables through
>EFI runtime services.
>> The armhf netinstall iso does not make use of the UEFI implementation of
>> u-boot in contrast to what Suse and Fedora do. So we get stuck in a
>> legacy mode of booting. This is unsatisfactory if we want to setup a
>> multi-boot installation.
>That should be fixed, presumably through changes to debian-cd.
Vagrant just turned on UEFI for armhf in recent d-i builds. I'll add
that in debian-cd shortly...
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