[arch-general] EFI-Support (Arch on a MacBook Pro)

Arvid Warnecke arvid at nostalgix.org
Sat Apr 14 14:20:24 EDT 2012

Hi Scott,

On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 02:54:28PM -0400, Scott Lawrence wrote:
> >What I have been wondering about now is, if it will be possible to
> >install Arch without rEFIt and the Mac OS X at all? I read a lot in the
> >wiki pages, but all I found was that if I install Arch only with EFI
> >support I will have to install GRUB2. And on the page about GRUB2 I
> >read, that I will have to bless GRUB2 from OS X...
> >
> >If that is necessary I might keep rEFIt and OS X as it is and only
> >replace the Mint installation with Arch.
> >
> It's my understanding that with linux 3.3, it's possible to get EFI
> to boot straight to linux. I don't know the specifics - I mean to
> give it a stab early this weekend. If I still have a working
> computer afterwords, I'll let you know what happens (provided nobody
> else interjects with something more useful).
Thanks, looking forward to it.

Best regards,
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