[CentOS] Upgrading (?) from legacy boot to UEFI

Sat Aug 28 13:46:48 UTC 2021
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On August 28, 2021 8:07:30 AM CDT, Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org> wrote:
>On Aug 28, 2021, at 05:58, Rob Kampen <rkampen at kampensonline.com> wrote:
>> As to the RH decision to default to a legacy boot / MBR oriented install based upon size of disk ... words fail me.
>I don’t think that it chooses legacy boot based on the size of disk, but based on how you booted the installer.  If you booted from the installer as a legacy boot item, it installs as a legacy bootloader, but if you disable the BIOS option to use a legacy bootloader, it will boot the installer as a UEFI boot and choose to install a UEFI grub2 setup.


And the same seems to be true about other UNIX like systems, at least Debian and clones, FreeBSD and clones.

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