swapping disk with UEFI hardware - a dead end?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Fri Jun 29 02:52:05 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 05:55:09PM -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:

> The behavior I care about, is results. Swap hard drives, even dual 
> boot, between two Apple computers, and they still boot. Lenovo example 
> in this thread, does not boot in the same case. These are not 
> identical behaviors.

Yes, because HFS+ lets you put a pointer to a bootloader in the 
superblock and FAT doesn't. If you don't have a suggestion for how to 
make this work better with FAT then I don't think this thread is useful. 
Serialising nvram contents isn't an especially good suggestion.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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