[MinnowBoard] 32-bit and 64-bit UEFI firmware for Minnowboard-MAX

Peter Ogden peter.j.ogden at gmail.com
Sat Nov 8 15:26:44 UTC 2014

Here is some info on 32bit vs 64bit UEFI.

Bottom line:
The MinnowBoard MAX ships with a *64-bit UEFI Firmware*. UEFI can only work
when the OS and Firmware are matched on what the architecture is. This
means a 32-bit OS cannot be run from a 64-bit Firmware, and vice versa:

On Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 12:39 AM, vijaikumar k <
vijaikumar.k at mistralsolutions.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>          From the available Minnowboard Max UEFI firmware source code, I
> see that we can build either IA32 based Firmware or x64 based firmware for
> MinnowBoard Max. What is the use of have 32 bit as well as 64 bit Firmware
> for Minnowboard-Max ?
> *Regards*
> *Vijai Kumar K*
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