Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jan 2006 19:00 UTC, submitted by MacWereld
Apple "I figured out a way to get into the EFI menu on the new Intel iMac. I was attempting to install Vista, which did not work. As I discovered from poking around in the EFI there is no support for UDF or El Torito volumes. It seems only GPT and APM is supported. Writing a driver for EFI to support UDF should be easy enough for someone who knows how, one might even exist already. I'm going to give step-by-step instructions for getting in to the EFI so that some enterprising people will get to work on installing Windows."
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That can't be it!
by Jimmy on Fri 20th Jan 2006 16:57 UTC
Jimmy
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2005-07-06

Apple is known for making everything look nice visually. I really doubt Apple would utilize such a ugly PC interface into their products that are supposed to be elegant looking... even if consumers aren't the ones that are supposed to be looking at it.

Personally, I doubt that there even is a menu. The Apple support people probably just have a list of keys they have to press in order to do specific tasks at startup. I know whenever I took my iBook G4 to get it serviced, they did a bunch of weird key presses on startup in an attempt to get my display working.

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