-- MikeGore - 2016-04-05

UEFI booting and tools

UEFI settings and documents

  1. ) Set you machine to UEFI PXE boot
    • Consult: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI
    • Make sure your system has PXE boot ROM enabled and ipv4 network stack enable, network boot order UEFI first and legacy second
    • Note: when you UEFI PXE boot on Asimov you will see UEFI in menu title a after network booting - or - BIOS if UEFI booting failed
    • Be sure to pick the correct UEFI partition for booting after imaging (done in the BIOS) as imaging changes these.


boot-repair documents

related tools


  • boot-repair is a Linux based tool that can manage UEFI booting and fix booting issues after imaging
  • install boot-repair: - open a terminal and run these commands
    • sudo bash
    • apt-add-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair
    • apt-get update
    • apt-get install boot-repair

boot-repair usage

  • run boot-repair as root
  • All of the defaults are find for CS imaged machines with UEFI boot
    • you may optionally click on advanced settings to see extra options
  • Let it run - ignore secure boot warnings
  • reboot system
    • You should now see the Linux EFI boot grub menu you may pick any of the WIndows menus (they all work the same) - or - Ubuntu



* Test with WIndows Surface Pro 3 UEFI notes

Make EUFI bootable USB from Windows ISO

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