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Re: UEFI install

On 28/11/12 03:21, Cody Smith wrote:
> I've had this issue in Ubuntu, and found the most reliable way is to use
> a UEFI Boot MANAGER (not Boot Loader) or put the EFI Shell Intel has
> provided onto a flash drive this way:
> /boot/efi/bootx64.efi    <----rename the shellx64.efi to bootx64.efi
> then put it in that path
> if you were able to install something like rEFInd on Windows 7, just
> select the efi mode of Debian (I can safely do the same for Ubuntu,
> though 12.10 doesn't need it, as EFI boot is the default boot for EFI
> systems, (this has me wondering if this can be pushed upstream to Debian)
> If you, like me, couldn't figure out how to install rEFInd on windows,
> then things are a bit more complicated, you'd have to boot from said
> flash drive, or the EFI shell if your computer has it, and then figure
> out the block device that is the Debian installation media, and the cd
> to the efi folder through a chain of cd's, and execute the .efi file
> you'll find there that represents the installer or GRUB,  the EFI shell
> may look confusing because, well, it IS confusing for most, it's like
> mixing the syntax of BASH and cmd together and using the result.
> --c_smith

I tried several options, including ReFINd, which launches grub, but grub
did not boot wheezy. I'll switch back to BIOS.

And  write to debian-boot to signal the problem.

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