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Re: Planning for the next release

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Planning for the next release
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:23:32 +0200
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Marius Bakke <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>>    3. UEFI support documented and possibly improved.
>>       We can certainly document the UEFI setup and add the /boot/efi
>>       partition in some of the ‘operating-system’ examples.
>>       The more difficult part is the installation: do we need to make a
>>       second, UEFI-specific, installation image?  When I installed
>>       GuixSD on UEFI, I booted our installation image as “legacy”, but
>>       then GRUB would default to a legacy install, not a UEFI install:
>>       I’m not sure exactly what needs to be done.  Thoughts?
> I plan to work on this over the next few days. The most common way is to
> create a "hybrid" disk image that supports both UEFI and BIOS boot. IIRC
> Debian achieves this by using Isolinux to create the EFI payload and
> chainload to Grub. More information next week :-)

Awesome, thanks for volunteering!


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