On 2020-06-30 15:34, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote:
Share your thoughts and comments on how such move might affect you so
feedback can be collected for the future on why such a change might be bad, how it might
affect the distribution and scope of such change can be determined for potential system
I've never really seen any reason to switch to UEFI since it
appeared years ago.
It just looked much more complicated (and buggy at the time), for no reasonable
I'm currently using BIOS, grub, grub2 basically everywhere, even on fresh new
for the simple reason that grub2 is really flexible; recently with GPT and code-EF02 bios
(GPT scheme 21686148-6449-6E6F-744E-656564454649: "Hah!IdontNeedEFI")
In some cases I have complex setups where grub2 is installed two times, with the first one
some entries, including chainloading the second one for additional entries (possibly on a
drive not always connected and which each operating system having their own grub2 and
These things are either impossible with UEFI or would require learning everything again.
I've seen lilo, grub and grub2, which has matured for years; we have finally started
to understand it
fully, we got the new blscfg thing too, and now... everything reinvented again?
IMHO the firmware (BIOS/UEFI/something) should just be able to run a bootloader,
added is not an advantage.
Roberto Ragusa mail at robertoragusa.it