Bug 995128 - Add a UEFI not compatible arch (i686)
Add a UEFI not compatible arch (i686)
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: install-guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Pete Travis
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Reported: 2013-08-08 11:19 EDT by Kevin Raymond
Modified: 2014-06-27 18:59 EDT (History)
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Description Kevin Raymond 2013-08-08 11:19:01 EDT
Please add that the i686 releases are not UEFI compatible on the following section:


This is the one we use to choose the arch, that's where it should fit, more than in table 3.1 (Boot and installation media) or Chap 7 (Booting the Installer).

Related to BZ#994854

Comment 1 alan 2013-12-02 07:00:56 EST
Better yet make them UEFI compatible as there are 32bit UEFI platforms still being produced that run Windows 8/32bit.
Comment 2 Pete Travis 2014-01-25 23:56:49 EST
I'll add a note on the subject, thanks Kevin.

Alan, the lack of support for 32bit UEFI is an engineering decision; the documentation must reflect the actual features of the software so we can't help with your concern.  There are very few 32bit UEFI systems though, so I don't think resources will be devoted to their support.
Comment 3 Pete Travis 2014-01-26 00:17:13 EST
commit f78136ee25f930debe2eaff852162c142b71deda
Author: Pete Travis <immanetize@fedoraproject.org>
Date:   Sat Jan 25 21:57:24 2014 -0700

    Adding note on lack of 32bit UEFI support, BZ995128
Comment 4 Pete Travis 2014-06-27 18:59:19 EDT
This is covered fairly well in the current release, closing.

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