How can we make F17 be able to boot on Macs (with or without reFit)

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Mon Dec 5 19:16:04 UTC 2011

On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 10:49:39AM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-12-03 at 17:54 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 06:19:27PM +0100, Andreas Tunek wrote:
> > 
> > > Yes, and the question becomes, can we make this easier in F17?
> > 
> > Yes, we can do EFI installs.
> We could also blacklist all Apples to use MS-DOS partitions if you do a
> BIOS install. It's in fact trivially easy - given where the blacklist is
> in anaconda's code, it naturally applies only to BIOS installs, not EFI
> installs.

That would be a bad idea, given that Apples use GPT. You'd end up with 
an inconsistent disklabel.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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