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binarydepth
01-Feb-2015, 18:26
So I want to install OpenSuse on my tablet that has x86 32 bit cpu with
EFI.

I installed "grub 32 bit efi" package but this does not make the image
bootable.

I have manually added a "bootia32.efi" fie on a usb in "EFI/Boot" folder
and grub loaded but with no menu of course since I was only testing it.

Is there a package that would make the image to boot with efi on 32 bit
cpu ?


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nrickert
01-Feb-2015, 19:16
There currently is no support for 32bit EFI in opensuse. There is
feature request that support be added.

The method you are using might be your best current option. Once you
get opensuse installed, you could adapt your method to boot the
installed system. Or perhaps look into using "elilo".


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binarydepth
01-Feb-2015, 20:56
nrickert;2692526 Wrote:
> There currently is no support for 32bit EFI in opensuse. There is
> feature request that support be added.
>
> The method you are using might be your best current option. Once you
> get opensuse installed, you could adapt your method to boot the
> installed system. Or perhaps look into using "elilo".

Thanks for your response. I think 32 bit EFI is on few devices and it
may be the reason why it is not supported yet. I don't know for sure.
I'll check elilo's doc and when I get t my pc during this moth, I'll try
installing OpenSuse in a usb and booting it to use yast to set it for
EFI if there is a setting for that.


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binarydepth
01-Feb-2015, 21:36
I tried using elilo package and it is not detected as a bootloader. I
will check again after some time.


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hendersj
01-Feb-2015, 22:12
On Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:36:02 +0000, binarydepth wrote:

> I tried using elilo package and it is not detected as a bootloader. I
> will check again after some time.

Just FYI, this question doesn't pertain to SUSE Studio, so you might want
to try the openSUSE forums' install/boot/login forum for this type of
question in the future.

Jim



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binarydepth
01-Feb-2015, 22:46
Jim Henderson;2692564 Wrote:
> On Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:36:02 +0000, binarydepth wrote:
>
> > I tried using elilo package and it is not detected as a bootloader. I
> > will check again after some time.
>
> Just FYI, this question doesn't pertain to SUSE Studio, so you might
> want
> to try the openSUSE forums' install/boot/login forum for this type of
> question in the future.
>
> Jim
>
>
>
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Thanks Jim


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