Plans for Ubuntu on new Intel Macs?

Bryan Liles bryan at
Sun Jan 15 17:27:28 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 15:41 +0100, Maximilian Gerlach wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Are there any plans on supporting the new Intel Macs out of the box?
> They are EFI based so Ubuntu has to have at least another boot loader  
> (elilo - on the installation CD.
> It should be possible to make Ubuntu work on one of these babies, but  
> it should involve some hassle right now (Copy over an existing kernel  
> to the EFI partition, get, install and configure the boot loader).  
> Are there any plans from the developers to embrace this (more or  
> less) new platform?
> If there are any efforts, I'd be happy to contribute as much as I can.

Wow.  These Macs aren't even available to the general public until next

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