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Gentoo Minimal Install Image Now Supports UEFI Boot

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As of at least install-amd64-minimal-20180828T214505Z.iso, the Gentoo minimal install image now appears to support both UEFI and legacy boot (this is a relatively recent change, since e.g. install-amd64-minimal-20180703T214502Z.iso supported legacy boot only).

In light of this, I suggest the recommendation in this article, that "... Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD is not recommendable for Live USB, because it can't be booted from UEFI.", be dropped. --Sakaki (talk) 11:14, 30 August 2018 (UTC)

Sounds like a good plan. I haven't personally tested the new LiveCD, but I've heard about UEFI support on new minimal LiveCDs... I should be able to test soon (perhaps even tonight). You should make the change. Thanks, Sakaki ! --Maffblaster (talk) 16:00, 30 August 2018 (UTC)
OK thanks, edit made! --Sakaki (talk) 18:15, 30 August 2018 (UTC)

SystemRescueCD no longer based on Gentoo

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This discussion is done as of 2019-03-07.

As of version 6.0.0 systemrescuecd is based on Arch Linux instead of Gentoo. Because of this I suggest removing the recommendation or at least adding a note informing the user of the switch. Thymo (talk) 16:16, 6 March 2019 (UTC)

Right. Added a note since version 5.3.2 might still be useful for a while until it becomes obsolete. — GuillermoDH (talk) 18:17, 7 March 2019 (UTC)