[lfs-support] Error: invalid file name When Booting For the First Time

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Sat Nov 23 13:44:56 PST 2013

On 11/23/2013 03:21 PM, Dan McGhee wrote:

  One of
the conclusions that I have drawn is that GRUB2 in it's current state
will not boot a kernel compiled and installed via LFS.

Nonsense grub2 will boot kernels compiled and install from LFS. I do it 
all the time.
Although I am not using UEFI.
I have ONE boot partition and I have Fedora 19, FreeBSD 9.2, LFS built 
by the book and LFS built with rpm package manager.
I also have LFS-7.2 that boots from usb drive used to correct "oh sh*t" 

> Fedora,
> OpenSuse, Ubuntu and one other, seriously hack grub for their own purposes.
> The only way I have found to use my UEFI firmware outside of a distro is
> to use the efi stubs of the kernel.  If this is what you're trying to
> do, please respond to the list and I will post a "quick and dirty"
> howto.  I'm in the process of writing a more complete version for the
> list, but it's not ready to post.
> Dan

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