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by jb95x
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Booting up systems with hardcoded lookup for Windows EFI file
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Booting up systems with hardcoded lookup for Windows EFI file

WARNING: Only do this if you only have Solus installed. That's the only test case I did. It might work well on Linux multi-booting, not Windows, but I don't know for sure. Some laptops, mainly from around the time EFI was introduced, have hardcoded lookups for the Windows EFI file. This can lead to...
by jb95x
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Chaging the bootx64.efi to the location of bootmgfw.efi
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: Chaging the bootx64.efi to the location of bootmgfw.efi

After some talk in the IRC it seems that this is a viable solution to the problem and it should not brake stuff, or get any problems from this.
by jb95x
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Chaging the bootx64.efi to the location of bootmgfw.efi
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Chaging the bootx64.efi to the location of bootmgfw.efi

I installed Solus on my Toshiba laptop the other day and the efi keep saying that it couldn't find any media to boot from and after 5/8 seconds it booted just fine. After some research i found that some laptops have some sort of hardcoded thing that tries to find the windows efi file first, so I jus...

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