Customize alternate install CD with UEFI?

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Thu Jul 21 16:13:27 UTC 2016


On Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:22:09 +0200
Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 20 July 2016 at 19:04, Josef Wolf <jw at raven.inka.de> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 03:57:56PM +0200, Liam Proven wrote:  
> >> There are no such things as UEFI partitions as such.  
> >
> > Well, there are
> > - ESP (Efi partition)
> > - MSR (Microsoft reserved)
> > - MS recovery environment (seems to be Windows related)
> > - Win recovery environment (looks like Windows related, too)  
> 
> Those are the partitions on a UEFI machine with Windows installed. So?
> They aren't specific "UEFI partitions" as such.

It kind of is. The ESP (EFI System Partition) is where EFI bootloaders
are stored, as UEFI does not store these in the MBR. If you want to
boot at all, you need this.

Petter

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