Switch from legacy to UEFI boot??

krad kraduk at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 15:33:56 UTC 2016

The conversion I did was pretty easy, but then I was starting from a GPT
layout in the 1st place. I basically unmounted swap, stole 100M from the 4G
partition, remounted swap, and then dd'd the /boot/boot1.efifat file to the
new small partition. rebooted and all came up. I was doing this from the
latest stable though. Just make sure you have performed a  "svnup stable"
in the last few days and done a source upgrade and you should be good.

It is possible to convert a MBR layout to GPT, but it does require downtime
and backup as if you get it wrong you could easily loose your partitions

On 3 February 2016 at 21:34, Bob Willcox <bob at immure.com> wrote:

> Is there a way to convert a system from legacy boot to UEFI boot?  I have
> an
> Intel NUC5i7RYH and I can get it to boot ok in legacy boot mode but only
> if I
> go into the BIOS and manually select the partition. It (the BIOS) won't
> automatically boot from it. Tells me there's no boot device.
> Thanks,
> Bob
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