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Re: [trinity-users] installing on uefi multiboot.

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 13:56:20 -0500
On Saturday 31 December 2016 12:56:59 Felmon Davis wrote:

> greets!
> I want to install Trinity on a multiboot uefi system. I think I've
> messed up the uefi already so I am wary about doing something that
> renders the system unbootable. (will of course do backup but still...)
> it's got Windows 7 and NetRunner on it. csm is turned on (which I
> think is part of the problem) and of course secure boot and fast boot
> are off.
CSM? Definition plz.

> when it boots it goes into BIOS, ok UEFI, and I can choose or it
> defaults to Linux. my preference would be to have a grub interface but
> so be it for now.
> suppose I now install Trinity. should I let it write to the mbr or
> rather to its own partition?
> if you know a good (detailed but essentials highlighted) online
> reference, that would be great. as yet I'm confused about the logic of
> uefi.

So am I as I've not bought a board with a UEFI bios on it yet.  However, 
there is not a single reason trinity, to my knowledge, writes anything 
to the MBR.

> thanks for advice!
> f.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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