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Author Topic: Any plans to add support for Cherry Trail (last generation Intel Atom devices)  (Read 798 times)


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Intel Atom SOCs introduced in 2015-2017 use a 32-bit EFI to boot a 64-bit OS.  SUSE (Open and commercial) supports this well in their iso.  Ubuntu, Debian and Mint do not and you need to use a script from in to remaster the iso into something that will boot.  It's hit or miss in other distros.  To support this you'd need a new iso (7.2.1?) and a very new kerel for full hardware support on the various SOCs, but if it can be done by script with Ubuntu I can't believe it would be too hard to create and issue such an iso.
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Hey Caitlyn, ltns, good to hear from ya.

This would be a bit of a challenge here, considering we have 0 EFI support still.  You're probably right about the ISO... would need to be re-done, but it'll almost be like starting from scratch.