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Re: [Long] UEFI support

On Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 10:12:15AM +0000, Tanguy Ortolo wrote:
> Steve Langasek, 2012-01-07 01:08+0100:
> >> It is also worth noting that an amd64 PC will probably support x64 UEFI
> >> only, so given that there is probably no UEFI-base x86 PCs, there is no
> >> point in creating corresponding images.

> > Your terminology is a bit muddled here.  If you mean "there will be no
> > 32-bit-only systems using UEFI", that's not a safe assumption to make. 
> > There are still 32-bit-only systems being produced, and the move from BIOS
> > to UEFI will affect them as well.

> This is possible indeed, but I am not sure. What kind of systems are
> these exactly, before we can draw any conclusion?

I don't understand your question.  Are you confused about the existence of
new, consumer x86 systems with 32-bit-only processors?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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