UEFI support

This page describes the current status of UEFI support in CentOS and what is being done to fix the remaining issues.

Current status for x86_64 install media

media

VirtualBox

VMWare

Real iron

CentOS 6.5 DVD

OK

OK

OK1

CentOS 6.5 minimal

OK

to be verified

OK2

CentOS 6.5 netinstall

gets stuck in UEFI shell

not working

TBD

CentOS 6.5 LiveCD

gets stuck in GRUB

to be verified

TBD

CentOS 6.5 LiveDVD

gets stuck in GRUB

to be verified

TBD

CentOS 7 (any media)

OK

OK

OK

Secure Boot mode

media

(any hardware)

CentOS 6.5 DVD

probably not

CentOS 6.5 minimal

Does not work

CentOS 6.5 netinstall

N/A

CentOS 6.5 LiveCD

N/A

CentOS 6.5 LiveDVD

N/A

CentOS 7 (any media)

OK

RHEL 7 Beta and RC can be booted with Secure Boot enabled.

Installation methods that would need to be tested

Other UEFI related issues that would need to be fixed

Further reading

  • 1 Tested on a system with Gigabyte motherboard GA-Z87-D3HP as well as Toshiba laptop Portege Z30

  • 2 Tested on Toshiba laptop Portege Z30

HowTos/UEFI (last edited 2015-07-27 21:18:53 by AkemiYagi)