Ghost Solution Suite (GSS) compatibility with Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) and Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) systems and partitions

Article:TECH156927  |  Created: 2011-03-30  |  Updated: 2013-10-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH156927
Article Type
Technical Solution

Product(s)

Issue



You want to know if GSS is compatible with computers that incorporate EFI or UEFI partitions as a BIOS replacement.


Error



Problems seen when cloning EFI/UEFI partitions happen during the restore process where the restored machine will boot with various errors, stating that there are no Boot Partitions found.


Solution



Contact Technical Support for Ghost Solution Suite.  There has been a solution created that works with 64 bit operating systems.  This solution is based on creating a Windows Preinstallation Environment operating system using version 4.0 (WinPE 4.0).  Information on this solution can be found in the following link to the Symantec Knowledge Base.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6587

 

 

 

 




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