Bug 2157090 - Update to latest upstream release
Summary: Update to latest upstream release
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2137395
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: memtest86+
Version: 37
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jaroslav Škarvada
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-12-30 16:07 UTC by Suvayu
Modified: 2023-01-02 20:50 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2023-01-02 20:50:15 UTC
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Description Suvayu 2022-12-30 16:07:24 UTC
Description of problem:
The version in the Fedora repo doesn't support EFI systems

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. # dnf install memtest86+ # on an EFI system
2. # memtest-setup # as root

Actual results:
# memtest-setup 
ERROR: memtest86+ does not support EFI platforms.

Expected results:
running the above works

Additional info:
The new version 6.00 supports EFI, the homepage says:

Memtest86+ can be loaded and run either directly by a PC BIOS (legacy or UEFI) or via an intermediate bootloader that supports the Linux 16-bit, 32-bit, 64-bit, or EFI handover boot protocol.

Some related threads:

Comment 1 Jaroslav Škarvada 2023-01-02 20:50:15 UTC
I will handle it in bug 2137395.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 2137395 ***

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