porteus hdd install on a windows 10 uefi intallation

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porteus hdd install on a windows 10 uefi intallation

Post#1 by francois » 08 Feb 2018, 03:28

Out from the windows system for about 10 year. Sorry if I ask alien weird questions.

I am aiming for a porteus hdd install on a windows 10 uefi intallation.

Yet I have reformated the toshiba z930 to make some place for a poteus partitions by using a debian live disk. The installation will not boot into linux.

I do not have the courage to follow the following procedure:
https://www.lifewire.com/dual-boot-wind ... ie-2202088

Is there a simpler way to do this. Here is my partition setup:

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user@debian:~$user@debian:~$ sudo fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sda: 238.5 GiB, 256060514304 bytes, 500118192 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: A982906B-E35A-11E2-940E-B86B23A08C17

Device         Start       End   Sectors   Size Type
/dev/sda1       2048   1023999   1021952   499M Windows recovery environment
/dev/sda2    1024000   1228799    204800   100M EFI System
/dev/sda3    1228800   1261567     32768    16M Microsoft reserved
/dev/sda4    1261568 250060799 248799232 118.7G Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda5  250060800 250548223    487424   238M EFI System
/dev/sda6  250548224 330235903  79687680    38G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda7  330235904 437657599 107421696  51.2G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda8  437657600 496250879  58593280    28G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda9  496250880 500117503   3866624   1.9G Linux swap
debian is on sda6 and porteus will be on sda7
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porteus hdd install on a windows 10 uefi intallation

Post#2 by Ed_P » 08 Feb 2018, 05:03

A multiboot system I have been using is called Grub2Win. You install it on your Windows system, and it helps create menus for booting numerous systems. It interfaces with EFI but you have to disable EFI's Secure Boot option. When you boot you will get a menu of the systems you've installed. Choose the one you want and it boots.

This does not replace Windows boot loader rather adds to it.
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Post#3 by francois » 09 Feb 2018, 14:32

Thanks a lot Ed. I was sure you had a solution to this question. :)
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