Installing Debian Jessie under Uefi; installer does not speak

Steve Matzura sm at
Sat Jan 2 10:51:48 EST 2016

On Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:02:17 +1300, "Marcel Oats" <moats at>

>> I have a system that will only boot using Uefi (don't ask) and it 
>> seems that the dvd's boot screen appears, according to someone with 
>> sight, but when typing the s option, it is ignored?
>Indeed, nobody reported before that this wasn't working. This got fixed lately (see debian bug #798908), but not before 8.2.0 got released.  The fix should be available in 8.3.0 and 9.0.

I haven't seen 8.3.0 (not to mention 9) out yet. Do you know when that
might happen? I like to keep my media and torrents up-to-date.

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