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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 10/10] x86, efi: EFI boot stub support
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On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 16:33 +0200, Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
> This version seems to boot for me.

Yay! Thanks for testing.

> Is it useful to add 32-bits support though?
> It seems that only some older versions of OSX use it. I could see if I can
> revive my mac mini, iirc it has 32-bits efi, or at least used to have.

32-bit UEFI platforms do exist, so I think it's worth supporting them.

> Do I need to pass anything to add it to efibootmgr?
>
> I tried something like this:
> echo "args" | efibootmgr -c -l '\vmlinuz.efi' -L 'Native EFI linux boot' -@ - -u -d /dev/sdb
>
> And it boots vmlinuz.efi, but the arguments I passed do not appear to
> have any effect.

No idea, I've never used efibootmgr. Let's add Matt Domsch to the
discussion (now Cc'd).

--
Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center



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