[Mageia-discuss] UEFI and Secure Boot

Maurice Batey maurice at bcs.org.uk
Wed Aug 22 18:25:41 CEST 2012

On Wed, 22 Aug 2012 12:52:46 +0800, Goh Lip wrote:

> UEFI *requires* 64 bits.

Are you saying that - even if I give the Mageia-2 installer the whole
drive to play with - I still need to install 64-bit Mageia rather than

No problem for me (I have a copy of the 64-bit .iso), but I hadn't
thought it appropriate to install 64-bit on a 2GB RAM netwbook!

But why does UEFI mandate 64-bit?


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