[Mageia-dev] Booting on GPT + UEFI + Secure Boot...

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 12:36:04 CET 2013

On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Olivier Thauvin
<nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org> wrote:
> Hello again,
> I just buy a wonderfull HP ENVY23 smartscreen.
> It has:
> - Windows 8 (I'd like to keep it)
> - GPT Formated disk (2T)
> - UEFI
> - SecureBoot
> I am trying to install a Mageia on it:
> I disabled secure boot.
> I succeed to boot using PXE (using legacy boot) and to install mageia2,
> but it failed to boot on Mageia using legacy boot.

Do you know how it fails?

> So questions:
> - is it possible to boot Mageia using legacy boot on GPT disk ?

Yes (using grub, not lilo)

> - is it possible to boot Mageia using UEFI ?

I think so but I have never tried. I remember someone reporting success.

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