How to check if Oracle Linux /Oracle VM server is booted using UEFI

(Doc ID 2318501.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

The Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) or its version 2.x variant, Unified EFI (UEFI) is a firmware type that is widespread on recent computers, especially those more recent than 2010. It is intended to replace the traditional BIOS firmware that is prevalent on earlier machines. This document gives steps to check if the Oracle Linux /Oracle VM server (3.4 onwards) is booted using UEFI.

Solution

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