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Re: [trinity-users] Re: "Start Job" - switching to svsvinit-devuan

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:41:23 +0100
Am Samstag, 17. März 2018 schrieb William Morder:
> [...]
> I have discovered that some computers won't boot from USB sticks. And yes, I 
> am running i386, so 32 bit it is. However, I don't have UEFI, because I built 
> this thing out of parts. 
> 
> A friend of mine turned a laptop into a brick by trying to install a Linux 
> system on a machine that had UEFI enabled. This sounds like the opposite 
> problem: the iso image is made for UEFI machines, but I don't want that (at 
> least, not yet). Will that be a problem? 

UEFI is broken by design. Anyway, you can safely boot from the ISO, as it just has the additional partition for (U)EFI to boot. The ISO wil lstill boot on sane computers.

Nik



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