[lfs-support] Configuring and Installing GRUB for {,U}EFI

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 09:10:21 PST 2013


Dan McGhee wrote:
>
> I got exuberant last night and presented the ability to boot without
> GRUB2 slightly simplified. You are absolutely right in a program that
> does the copy. I haven't researched the options yet, but I think it can
> be as simple as a script. I think that the main technical issue is
> passing boot options to the kernel.

I think that can be done by building them into the kernel, but that's 
not very convenient.

> If all of this is going to somehow and sometime and someway go in "the
> Book," I want to be able to speak from experience and not untried
> knowledge. I ultimately want my laptop to default to the GRUB screen so
> that I can choose an option. Yes, I know that if I hold down the ESC key
> I'll be able to do that once I have things set up, but I'm getting lazy
> in my old age. :)
>
> But, as an intermediate step, I could set up to boot this way.
> Currently, I have some technical questions about GRUB2 build options and
> grub-install options. I hesitate to experiment because I want to be able
> to boot my computer. It's easy to back-up Ubuntu and LFS, but that other
> bloated, leaky operating system is the problem.

I don't even have a copy of that any more.

   -- Bruce



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