Trying to switch from BIOS to UEFI, but the wiki has very vague instructions on creating an EFI system partition

On this wiki page about switching from BIOS to UEFI, it states that I need to create an EFI system partition in GParted. The instructions appear to be pretty vague, do I just create a new fat32 partition and leave all the other fields empty in gparted?

You need to set a boot flag on the EFI system partition. This automatically sets an esp flag as well. For a single Linux OS, it does not have to be very large - the one on this computer is 100 MB, but only 10 MB is used, and it’s used by another Linux besides Manjaro.


Which other fields? You need to set boot/esp flags, don’t remember of the top of my head what options gparted has, but that’s pretty much it in regards to partitioning.

But first thing’s first, why do you need this switch? Does your PC support UEFI? Run:

ls /sys/firmware/efi/efivars

Does it return anything?

check before theses points

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