Viboot and 32bit uefi tablet image


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I tried to load a 32bit uefi image from a tablet in viboot, and it fails to load, and causes a loading loop failure.

Can viboot handle 32bit uefi?
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Hi Danskeman

I'm afraid that Hyper-V Gen 2 VM's do not support 32 bit Windows. 32 bit is only supported with Gen 1 and that means MBR not UEFI.

More info here: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/jhoward/2013/10/24/hyper-v-generation-2-virtual-machines-part-1/

"Our UEFI firmware in Windows 8.1 does not have a CSM (Compatibility Support Module). In terms of how the UEFI forum defines platform types, this makes our implementation “Class 3”. We do not have a 32-bit implementation, which means that only 64-bit Guest Operating systems would be able to run in this environment."

Kind Regards

Nick - Macrium Support

Edited 24 August 2017 11:36 AM by Nick
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Nick - 24 August 2017 11:36 AM
Hi Danskeman

I'm afraid that Hyper-V Gen 2 VM's do not support 32 bit Windows. 32 bit is only supported with Gen 1 and that means MBR not UEFI.

More info here: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/jhoward/2013/10/24/hyper-v-generation-2-virtual-machines-part-1/

"Our UEFI firmware in Windows 8.1 does not have a CSM (Compatibility Support Module). In terms of how the UEFI forum defines platform types, this makes our implementation “Class 3”. We do not have a 32-bit implementation, which means that only 64-bit Guest Operating systems would be able to run in this environment."

Yeah - I suspected this was the case.  

Thanks
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