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UEFI is perfectly capable of booting BIOS-bootable operating systems, using the so called “Compatibility Support Module” (CSM), which emulates all the necessary stuff. And no, you cannot simply flash whatever you like. The firmware/BIOS is created specifically for your device. Unless the manufacturer provides a legacy BIOS firmware (he won’t), you’re stuck ...


Thanks to a friend, I discovered you can use gdisk from the GPT fdisk suite. For the benefit of others, use gdisk 0: (substitute the number of the affected drive). Type p to print the list of partitions. The EFI System Partition will have a type of EF00. Enter t to change the type, select the number of the partition, and then type the code for the standard ...

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