[lfs-support] Help with Installing to UEFI Motherboard

Alan Feuerbacher alanf00 at comcast.net
Sun Nov 17 06:28:04 PST 2013


On 11/16/2013 8:56 PM, Geoff Swan wrote:
> On 17/11/2013 11:26 AM, Dan McGhee 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.

Can you tell us exactly what you did to get to this? I mean very 
precisely, like if I wanted to tell my grandmother how to do it.

Alan



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