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Jul
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comment Installing the kernel EFI stub loader in kernel 3.2?
Debian has backported EFI stub support for 3.2 kernel. It's enabled by default. Check your /boot/config-3.2.0-4-amd64?
Jul
21
answered Does UEFI increase battery life?
Jul
21
comment Why do most distributions chain UEFI and grub?
@sourcejedi You claim does not match your sources. UEFI does provide a boot menu (UI inconsistent across vendors though). mjg59 meant you can't get to boot menu without philosophical compromise (accepting W8 EULA). But this problem will be the same for installers with non-EFISTUB grub bootloaders. So it doesn't answer why we'd prefer grub over EFISTUB either.
Jul
21
comment How to recreate EFI boot partition?
@MichaelShigorin I've been using Debian kernel with EFISTUB for a year and it's fine. Shorter boot chain is the point, because it gets rid of the bloated grub. I don't see how Secure Boot has anything to do here.
Jul
21
comment How to recreate EFI boot partition?
You don't need grub-install which writes MBR. I don't know if you distro's grub does the two things together, but what you need is to copy grubx64.efi (or shim.efi) to /boot/efi/EFI/$distro/ and efibootmgr -c -l /boot/efi/EFI/$distro/grubx64.efi.
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revised The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
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answered The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
Mar
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revised How to boot EFI kernel using QEMU (kvm)?
Clarify `boot.iso` origin
Mar
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answered How to make UEFI bootable usb disk from bios bootable iso
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Feb
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revised Is there a command or method (other than RTFM) to determine if a system has a UEFI BIOS?
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Nov
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answered How to boot EFI kernel using QEMU (kvm)?
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answered Is there a command or method (other than RTFM) to determine if a system has a UEFI BIOS?