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Re: installation with UEFI

On Tuesday, July 03, 2012 09:26:37 PM Andreas Weber wrote:
> Hi
> Does any of you have some knowledge on how to install Debian testing
> with UEFI?
> I looked via search function of the web sites in
> - debian.org
> - wiki.debian.org
> with 0 hits. I found some links that described the howto, but they seem
> outdated:
> - install via MBR and grub-pc (works)
> - install grub-efi-amd64 (works)
> - install grub on /dev/sda (works with efivars errors as expected)
> The thing that didn't work out for me was the final copying of the
> created .efi file to /boot/efi/efi/bootx64.efi. My UEFI mobo doesn't
> find the entry and I end up with a non-booting installation.
> Well knowing that this could start a flame which I don't intend to do:
> Any *buntu installer of 12.04 comes with full UEFI support and works
> like a charm. But I want Debian. And yes, doing it the MBR way would be
> a possible fallback, but it's about going for the future. ;-)
> Thanks for any insights on this.
> ändu
I have the ASUS M5A97 which has the UEFI system.
PClinuxos,Fedora17 both run. The bios is a Linux system, it seems to recognise 
the installation system because Linux has no problems and Windows 7+ instals 
with  the UEFI extension.
32 bit pclos will not install if win7-64 is installed., 64 bit has no 
USB 3,sata 3 very good.

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