git: c46e47220c84 - main - uefi(8): Note i386 is unsupported
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Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 20:16:05 UTC
The branch main has been updated by imp: URL: https://cgit.FreeBSD.org/src/commit/?id=c46e47220c84fd49233d1f8c68176376fc2b5710 commit c46e47220c84fd49233d1f8c68176376fc2b5710 Author: Warner Losh <imp@FreeBSD.org> AuthorDate: 2022-03-18 20:12:39 +0000 Commit: Warner Losh <imp@FreeBSD.org> CommitDate: 2022-03-18 20:12:39 +0000 uefi(8): Note i386 is unsupported We have no support for i386 booting at this time. Add that in the bugs section. Sponsored by: Netflix --- share/man/man8/uefi.8 | 9 ++++++--- 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/share/man/man8/uefi.8 b/share/man/man8/uefi.8 index 6c94f6ca190a..1a3aa0f2d0d8 100644 --- a/share/man/man8/uefi.8 +++ b/share/man/man8/uefi.8 @@ -37,11 +37,11 @@ Unified Extensible Firmware Interface provides boot- and run-time services to operating systems. .Nm is a replacement for the legacy BIOS on the i386 and amd64 CPU architectures, -and is also used on arm, arm64 and ia64. +and is also used on arm, arm64 and riscv architectures. .Pp The UEFI specification is the successor to the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) specification. -The terms are often used interchangeably. +The terms UEFI and EFI are often used interchangeably. .Pp The .Nm @@ -64,7 +64,8 @@ boot process proceeds as follows: .Nm firmware runs at power up and searches for an OS loader in the EFI system partition. -The path to the loader may be set by an EFI environment variable. +The path to the loader may be set by an EFI environment variable managed by +.Xr efibootmgr 8 . If not set, an architecture-specific default is used. .Bl -column -offset indent "Architecture" "Default Path" .It Sy Architecture Ta Sy Default Path @@ -131,3 +132,5 @@ for armv6 and armv7 in .Fx 12.0 ; and for riscv in .Fx 13.0 . +.Sh BUGS +There is no support for 32-bit i386 booting via UEFI.