Re: Debian Wheezy...

Date: 2012-12-29 02:00 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Probably.

The windows thing just writes a kernel, an initrd, and a grub with NTFS support to the hard disk, and then uses Windows' own boot menu system to boot it. That means that if Windows can boot the hardware, then debian-installer can boot the hardware. The only potential issue is that support for this kind of boot menu may have been significantly altered or even disappeared altogether with Windows 8 (I have no idea whether it has one way or the other).

At any rate, once you've managed to boot wheezy's debian-installer, no matter how you got there, UEFI is supported.
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