Re: Partitioning in VirtualBox using FedoraCore 40

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On Tue, 2023-10-10 at 22:53 -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote:
> On 10/10/23 21:32, George R Goffe via test wrote:
> > This is a VirutalBox/Fedora system.. Hmmmmm. I'm wondering what's chanced and where. It's curious though. Where is the Firmware in a Virtual Machine? :-)
> The firmware is provided by the virtual machine.  I don't know about 
> virtualbox, but with kvm/qemu you can choose the firmware file to boot.
> > I can safely say that I've never typed this string "/boot/efi".
> > 
> > This almost feels like something is now being enforced or some border condition is now being checked.
> I assume that virtualbox is defaulting to UEFI booting now.
> But also be aware that if you boot in legacy mode, the Fedora installer 
> will still insist on GPT partitioning and you will need a biosboot 
> partition.

UEFI is not the default for VirtualBox, according to its documentation
. George, check if you have that option enabled for your VM:

"you can enable EFI in the machine's Settings window. See Motherboard
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