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Re: UEFI install

On 27/11/12 21:06, Simon Brandmair wrote:
> On 27/11/2012 20:50 Erwan David wrote:
>> I got a new Lenovo T530, I added a SSD as second disk, and now have a
>> win7, UEFI boot on MBR partitionned sdb disk.
>> I tried latest beta installer for wheezy (beta4), but it could not boot
>> in UEFI mode
>> (I got a text menu writtent on the right of the screen, then after
>> selecting an entry "Error, no suitable mode found", then reboot...)
>> Is there a way for me to install a debian double boot without first
>> reinstalling the windows ?
> I recently had a simliar problem. I managed to install Debian by
> changing in the bios the boot method from UEFI the "Legacy BIOS". Once
> Debian was up and running, I replaced the normal grub with grub-efi,
> changed the bios setting back to UEFI boot, and dual boot works now
> pretty good.
> Cheers,
> Simon
I did not find any doc for setting efi boot that did not suppose boot
was done on /dev/sda...

Would using grub-install /dev/sdb
then |efibootmgr -c -d /dev/sdb -l "\\EFI\\debian\\grubx64.efi" -L
"Debian GNU/Linux"

work ?

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