Charles Darwin Posted January 20, 2021 Share Posted January 20, 2021 It looks very beta, when someone has to enter the BIOS to boot any non-Atari-OS. The Atari team should at least install a boot manager like rEFInd. I just tried and on my system it works very well. You can configure it, but the standard configuration is that it boots the OS from last time...after 10 seconds or so. Download the rEFInd usb image from here https://sourceforge.net/projects/refind/files/0.12.0/refind-flashdrive-0.12.0.zip/download Copy it to a usb stick (in Linux Mint right-click on the img-file...there is an option "create bootable usb" or similar). Reboot the VCS. It boots from the rEFInd stick. It takes a while until the boot options are displayed (it scans all drives). Check if you can boot the AtariOS and your other OSs. If it works, in the rEFInd GUI there is an option "install to disk" or similar. Now...this is important...choose the EFI-A partition. This is the boot partition of the AtariOS. Reboot...remove the USB stick. Now you dont need the ESC and BIOS procedure anymore to boot from the OS of your choice. There is just one unsolved problem. You can do lots of configurations in the refind.conf file. The problem is that you cannot do it from the refind-GUI...and in another Linux OS the partition EFI-A is locked. Maybe it works in Windows. I havent figured that out yet. Just thought I let you know... https://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/configfile.html EDIT: Important!!! If you want to undo it, you need an Atari USB flash stick! ? 3 3 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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