[lfs-support] Help with Installing to UEFI Motherboard
beesnees at grm.net
Sat Nov 16 18:17:23 PST 2013
On 11/16/2013 07:56 PM, Geoff Swan wrote:
>> Just so I understand. You got your kernel--3.10.10 (?)--to boot from
>> the EFI partition? And without initrd or initramfs? The answer to
>> this question is important to me.
> Yes. 3.10.10. Selectable in the BIOS efi boot manager and boots
> directly, fast.
> No initrd or initramfs is needed, I built all the drivers required for
> the server hardware into the kernel. If you build modules required for
> boot then you have to make them available in the EFI partition too. I
> found it easier to build everything into the kernel.
Available in a directory on the EFI partition? This might be why many,
many people use initramfs.
Thanks for the info, Geoff.
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