FreeBSD on Intel Macs?

Julian Elischer julian at
Wed Jan 11 13:36:59 PST 2006

alan bryan wrote:

>I read that the new Intel (x86) Macs use EFI rather
>than the traditional PC Bios to boot up.  I'm
>interested in using one of these to multiboot OS X and
>FreeBSD and am wondering if it is yet known to work or
>not.  Do any changes need to be made to FreeBSD or
>should it work out of the box? Thanks for any insight
>and I know that it may be impossible to fully answer
>until people get their hands on the hardware but I
>just wanted to start thinking about the possibilities.
well if they can boot Darwin I'm sure they can be hacked to boot FreeBSD.
It would probabty require a different bootloader binary.

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