UEFI Firmware Support

Registered by Duncan McGreggor on 2010-04-28

Support booting on systems using UEFI firmware.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Duncan McGreggor
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Colin Watson
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Colin Watson
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for maverick
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-10.10-beta
Started by
Colin Watson on 2010-06-08
Completed by
Colin Watson on 2011-02-08

Whiteboard

Work items for maverick-alpha-2:
Investigate support for EFI graphics in GRUB (seems to basically work, at least under OVMF): DONE
Create new i386/efi and amd64/efi subarchitectures in d-i: DONE
Default */efi subarchitectures to GPT: DONE
Switch on EFI System Partition handling for */efi subarchitectures: DONE
Instruct efibootmgr to make Ubuntu the default OS: DONE

Work items for maverick-alpha-3:
Test viability of multi-catalog images: DONE
Investigate whether GRUB bit length needs to match firmware, and adjust grub-installer as necessary: DONE
[colin-king] Investigate situation with Intel graphics drivers on EFI: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-10.10-beta:
Make d-i mini.iso images multi-catalog: DONE
Make primary CD images multi-catalog: DONE

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