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Re: Query about command line commands

From: Bret Busby
Subject: Re: Query about command line commands
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:06:38 +0800

On 11/03/2015, Bret Busby <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 11/03/2015, Andrei Borzenkov <address@hidden> wrote:
>> В Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:26:41 +0800
>> Bret Busby <address@hidden> пишет:
>>> Maybe, as Debian Linux, and Ubuntu Linux, have different versions,
>>> according to the CPU upon which they are to run (eg, x386, and amd64),
>>> they should also have different versions, to run on the different
>>> platforms, of UEFI/GPT and BIOS/MBR/FAT?
>> That's possible. As you can use your installed system now - do you have
>> anything under /sys/firmware/efi/efivars or /sys/firmware/efi/vars?
> I am replying from the Ubuntu 14.04 installation on the particular
> computer; i have found Ubuntu 14.04 to be not user-friendly, and to
> have considerably reduced functionality (compared to Debian 6 and
> Ubuntu 12.04). And, Ubuntu 14.04 is difficult to use, but, it allows
> me to use an external monitor, wheras Debian 7 does not.
> On this platform, both commands return "No such file or directory", using
> sudo ls <path>
> .

And, in using the Debian 7 installation, and a root terminal, I get
the same responses.

In the Debiab 7 installation, if I go up a level; in the root terminal, running
ls /sys/firmware/efi/
I get the same response.

In the root terminal, I get

# ls /sys/firmware
acpi  memmap

Bret Busby
West Australia

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