Jóhann B. Guðmundsson <johan...@gmail.com> writes:

> On 30.6.2020 17:49, John M. Harris Jr wrote:
>> On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:34:27 AM MST Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote:
>>> Given Hans proposal [1] introduced systemd/grub2/Gnome upstream changes
>>> it beg the question if now would not be the time to stop supporting
>>> booting in legacy bios mode and move to uefi only supported boot which
>>> has been available on any common intel based x86 platform since atleast
>>> 2005.
>> This is simply false. I'm currently writing this email on a ThinkPad X200
>> Tablet, which does not support UEFI. I can get dropping x86 support, but
>> dropping BIOS boot support?
> Such proposal would never be about stop supporting older hardware that's 
> just a misconception people are getting
> And it's quite evident by the response here that hw that is atleast 2010 
> and older is still quite happily being used and that hw does not support 
> UEFI and no one is talking about taking that away anytime soon.
> The first step ( The actual change proposal ) would simply be about
> replace grub2 with sd-boot for UEFI strictly on the x86 architecture
> which has UEFI available and enabled ( is not using legacy bios ) and
> see what issue are encountered, solve those then consider moving to
> different architectures and further integration if relevant etc. (
> baby steps ) Next I would suggest looking at UEFI supported ARM
> systems ( but I personally would have to obtain such hardware before
> doing so ).

But... why?  It's not like grub2 doesn't work for booting UEFI.  Doesn't
seem like there's a point in running through all the issues that grub2
already solved again.


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