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Installing Wheezy on Thinkpad X130e

I installed a Lenovo Thinkpad X130e with Wheezy.

UEFI

The X130e does not want to boot via BIOS emulation. The Wheezy D-I installs only BIOS Grub. It does not provide the selection to use EFI at all. So the initial installation was BIOS only and EFI refused to boot it …

Booting Debian via AoE (ATA over Ethernet) and PXE

AoE is one of the protocols supported by Linux to access storage via network. It uses plain Ethernet for communication and includes a discovery mechanism to find all available targets. I use it to provide disk space to VMs running on different machines.

Next step is to boot via AoE …