UEFI on Ubuntu

Kaj Haulrich kaj.haulrich at adslhome.dk
Mon Mar 26 15:15:38 UTC 2012

On 03/26/2012 05:01 PM, Marcos Barbosa wrote:
>> Marcos, you said that Ubuntu can't detect EFI. Don't you mean that the UEFI
>> boot sector on that HP machine can't detect Ubuntu? - Anyway I'm typing this
>> on a HP Elite 1110 machine which came with Windows 7 pre-installed and
>> booting from the HP's version of UEFI. First thing I did was to wipe Windows
>> completely. Then I installed (K)ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) while remembering to
>> create an EFI-partition (sda1 - 200MB) and tell the installer to put GRUB on
>> that partition. All other partitions as usual (ext4). The thing boots in 15
>> seconds and runs as a greased lightning.
> How do that using Ubuntu alternate CD? I need encrypt root too. Two
> partitions? one to /boot and another to /boot/efi?

Marcos, those are not necessarily partitions, just mount-points. If you 
create a partition for EFI  (sda1 - 200MB), the installer will create 
those mount-points for you.

Kaj Haulrich.
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