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Re: PartWork for UEFI

Postby Bob Coleman » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:10 pm

With the latest version (1.41), both my mouse (trackball) and keyboard work.

I didn't actually make any changes to my HD, but navigation through the UI seems normal.

Bob Coleman wrote:
> TeraByte Support wrote:
> > We've made PartWork for UEFI available via the download portal for BootIt
> > BM
> > customers.
> >
> > We'd be interested in knowing your experiences booting it up and using it.
>
> System make/model: HP 260-p026
>
> UEFI BIOS version: 81B4 vF.13
> BIOS Date: 08/02/2016
>
> >
> > Does it start or give a message?
>
> Starts
>
> > If message is about BOOTITBM.DAT missing, moving it does copying it from
> > \efi\boot to \ correct it?
> >
> > Does the GUI look correct or black screen?
>
> Correct
> >
> > Does the TRIM option come available on SSD drives attached to ATA or SATA?
> > Related, does the hardware wipe option show under wipe drive if the drive
> > supports secure wipe?
>
> N/A
>
> >
> > (we find most systems UEFI do not support what is required for either one
> > to
> > work thru ATA)
> >
> > Does the mouse cursor show, if so does moving it work?
>
> Cursor shows, won't move. Keyboard doesn't work either. Both work in BIBM.
>
> >
> > (we find mixed on if mouse support is actually properly implemented through
> >
> > the system UEFI)
> >
> >
> > You can email support to report it or in the forums. Be sure to include
> > your system make/model and if possible UEFI BIOS version.
Bob Coleman
 
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Re: PartWork for UEFI

Postby Bob Coleman » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:21 pm

My external USB HD isn't detected.

Bob Coleman wrote:
> With the latest version (1.41), both my mouse (trackball) and keyboard work.
>
> I didn't actually make any changes to my HD, but navigation through the UI seems
> normal.
>
> Bob Coleman wrote:
> > TeraByte Support wrote:
> > > We've made PartWork for UEFI available via the download portal for BootIt
> > > BM
> > > customers.
> > >
> > > We'd be interested in knowing your experiences booting it up and using it.
> >
> > System make/model: HP 260-p026
> >
> > UEFI BIOS version: 81B4 vF.13
> > BIOS Date: 08/02/2016
> >
> > >
> > > Does it start or give a message?
> >
> > Starts
> >
> > > If message is about BOOTITBM.DAT missing, moving it does copying it from
> > > \efi\boot to \ correct it?
> > >
> > > Does the GUI look correct or black screen?
> >
> > Correct
> > >
> > > Does the TRIM option come available on SSD drives attached to ATA or SATA?
> > > Related, does the hardware wipe option show under wipe drive if the drive
> > > supports secure wipe?
> >
> > N/A
> >
> > >
> > > (we find most systems UEFI do not support what is required for either one
> > > to
> > > work thru ATA)
> > >
> > > Does the mouse cursor show, if so does moving it work?
> >
> > Cursor shows, won't move. Keyboard doesn't work either. Both work in BIBM.
> >
> > >
> > > (we find mixed on if mouse support is actually properly implemented through
> > >
> > > the system UEFI)
> > >
> > >
> > > You can email support to report it or in the forums. Be sure to include
> > > your system make/model and if possible UEFI BIOS version.
Bob Coleman
 
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PartWork for UEFI on Intel NUC

Postby Howard Bates » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:31 pm

Answers to the standard questions about PartWork

1) I am using an Intel NUC machine, motherboard is NUC5i5RYB.
2) Intel Visual BIOS is very recent (end of September), ID is RYBDWi35.86A.0367.2017.0929.1059
3) The motherboard firmware supports both BIOS and UEFI boot modes.
4) The machine has two storage drives, one is GPT layout, the other is MBR layout.
5) BootItBM is installed on its own partition on the MBR layout drive.
6) PartWork is installed in its own folder on the ESP of the GPT drive.

Does it start or give a message?
Boot via UEFI / select PartWork in boot manager / PartWork starts as expected, no problems.

Does the GUI look correct or black screen?
GUI looks correct, working window on blue background, title line at top, status line at bottom.

Does the TRIM option come available on SSD drives attached to ATA or SATA?
TRIM option shows on all partitions on GPT-layout NVMe drive. It seems to work OK, but I don't know how to tell.
TRIM option shows on all partitions on MBR-layout SATA SSD drive. It seems to work OK, but I don't know how to tell.

Related, does the hardware wipe option show under wipe drive if the drive supports secure wipe?
When deleting a partition, secure wipe option is available on both drives.
When deleting entire disc, hardware wipe option is available on both drives.

Does the mouse cursor show, if so does moving it work?
Mouse works fine, moves properly and can select items. I have a Cherry desktop set - wireless keyboard and mouse which connect via a single USB dongle.
Howard Bates
 
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Re: PartWork for UEFI on Intel NUC

Postby TeraByte Support » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:52 pm

thanks.

"Howard Bates" wrote in message news:14412@public.bootitbm...

Answers to the standard questions about PartWork

1) I am using an Intel NUC machine, motherboard is NUC5i5RYB.
2) Intel Visual BIOS is very recent (end of September), ID is
RYBDWi35.86A.0367.2017.0929.1059
3) The motherboard firmware supports both BIOS and UEFI boot modes.
4) The machine has two storage drives, one is GPT layout, the other is MBR
layout.
5) BootItBM is installed on its own partition on the MBR layout drive.
6) PartWork is installed in its own folder on the ESP of the GPT drive.

Does it start or give a message?
Boot via UEFI / select PartWork in boot manager / PartWork starts as
expected, no problems.

Does the GUI look correct or black screen?
GUI looks correct, working window on blue background, title line at top,
status line at bottom.

Does the TRIM option come available on SSD drives attached to ATA or SATA?
TRIM option shows on all partitions on GPT-layout NVMe drive. It seems to
work OK, but I don't know how to tell.
TRIM option shows on all partitions on MBR-layout SATA SSD drive. It seems
to work OK, but I don't know how to tell.

Related, does the hardware wipe option show under wipe drive if the drive
supports secure wipe?
When deleting a partition, secure wipe option is available on both drives.
When deleting entire disc, hardware wipe option is available on both drives.

Does the mouse cursor show, if so does moving it work?
Mouse works fine, moves properly and can select items. I have a Cherry
desktop set - wireless keyboard and mouse which connect via a single USB
dongle.

TeraByte Support
 
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