[syslinux] Wave of <elCheapo Wintel> Laptops.

Ady Ady ady-sf at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 12 12:16:07 PST 2019

> On Sunday, December 8, 2019, 07:42:43, eas lab via Syslinux wrote:
> > Internet reports that I'm 1-of-many victims, failing to run linux on
> > new/cheap laptops. Eg. quad-Atom; connex L1470. What is syslinux's
> > recomended method to overcome <WinTel's UEFI lockout> using a
> > USBbootStik ?
> Syslinux should work fine with UEFI (it does for me), and if for some
> reason you can't disable secure boot, download the Linux Foundation UEFI
> pre-loader (to use it, rename syslinux' bootx64.efi to loader.efi,
> rename Foundation's preloader.efi to bootx64.efi and place hashtool.efi
> in the same directory as bootx64.efi and loader.efi; the first time you
> boot, HashTool will be started, select Enroll hash and then loader.efi,
> then Exit, and Syslinux will start).
My guess is that we are talking about UEFI IA32, not UEFI X64.

I would suggest trying with 6.04-pre1 from Debian Sid.


PS (off-topic): @Jernej, I sent you a private email. I hope that's OK.

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