Build firmware on Windows using Windows Subsystem for Linux

To build the EDKII firmware using Windows Subsystem for Linux, follow the instructions in Build firmware on a Linux host.

System requirements

Before you can build the firmware on Windows using Windows Subsystem for Linux, check that you have:

  • The correct PC hardware:
    • A x64 development PC with Windows 10 (Version 1809 - OS Build 17763.316).
    • At least 10GB of free disk space.
  • The correct Ubuntu version by typing the following command:
    $ uname -srvmpio
    Linux 4.4.0-17763-Microsoft #253-Microsoft Mon Dec 31 17:49:00 PST 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    
    You must have Windows Subsystem for Linux and select Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. You can install this from the Microsoft Store.
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