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FS#6188 - CONFIG_EFI=y in kernel

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Samuel Mathieson (smathieson) - Monday, 08 January 2007, 16:03 GMT
Last edited by arjan timmerman (blaasvis) - Monday, 08 January 2007, 16:39 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category System
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture not specified
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version 0.7.2 Gimmick
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Please enable in kernel config "CONFIG_EFI=y" to be able to install 0.8 on an intel macbook without having to recompile kernel.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Thursday, 11 January 2007, 18:43 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by arjan timmerman (blaasvis) - Monday, 08 January 2007, 16:39 GMT
agreed, i am planning on buying one too
Comment by Urs Wolfer (uwolfer) - Monday, 08 January 2007, 16:39 GMT
Yes, please add that since I am aware of a number of users using arch on their MacBook.

You could also add more patches to the default kernel:
http://svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mactel-linux/trunk/kernel/mactel-patches-2.6.19/
I have them all compiled in my kernel and it works without problems.
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Thursday, 11 January 2007, 18:43 GMT
config_efi is set in new 2.6.19.2 and higher

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