Tag: UEFI

What is UEFI?

What is UEFI, I mentioned it at What is GPT, but not clear. Here I would like to give more details about it. The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, UEFI, is a new firmware interface specification that is designed to replace the familiar BIOS interface. When turn on the computer, UEFI’s firmware will run an inventory

What is GPT

GPT stands for GUID Partition Table. The widespread MBR partitioning scheme, dating from the early 1980s, imposed limitations which affect the use of modern hardware. Intel therefore developed a new partition-table format in the late 1990s as part of what eventually became UEFI. The GPT as of 2010 forms a subset of the UEFI specification.