Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 13th Jan 2006 04:28 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
Apple Reports spreading across the web that Intel Macs can't boot Windows XP might be inaccurate. Intel Australia, while being careful not to comment on Apple's hardware specifically, says motherboards based on the Intel 945 chipset already support EFI and can boot Windows with no problems. The key appears to be whether Apple has included a "compatibility support module". Explored in more depth in this article at APC Magazine.
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RE[2]: Gateway uses EFI...
by mezz on Fri 13th Jan 2006 19:17 UTC in reply to "RE: Gateway uses EFI..."
mezz
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2005-06-29

I don't know until someone recently pointed me to this article.

http://www.kernelthread.com/publications/firmware/

Current day IA-64 computers use EFI-based firmware. Gateway even sells an IA-32 system with EFI-based firmware: the Media Center 6x0, which uses Insyde Software's InsydeH2O firmware. InsydeH2O includes a CSM for legacy BIOS runtime compatibility.

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