[arch-general] rEFInd 0.6.4 + linux 3.7.2-1 fail to boot

John Briggs johneb47 at optusnet.com.au
Tue Feb 26 21:27:52 EST 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 09:15:08AM +0100, Max Löwen wrote:
> On 02/26/2013 12:17 AM, Kazuo Teramoto wrote:
> >On 25 Feb 2013 at 18:13:14 -0300, André Vitor de Lima Matos wrote:
> >>I can't boot with 3.8-2 again!! linux 3.8-1 is working fine
> >For me it stopped to boot after > 3.7.7. Linux-3.7.7 is the last version
> >that boot, each version after it don't. Gummiboot stopped to boot in
> >v22, only v17 boots for me.
> >
> >When I choose the arch entry in the boot loader and it become freeze at
> >the boot loader screen.
> >
> >The interaction of bootable and kernel/gummiboot versions is a mess on
> >my system. The versions I cannot boot from form a dense set! I always
> >bring an arch livecd with me (my UEFI mobo wont boot from USB).
> >
> >Currently I'm busy so I don't have time to debug it. As I don't see
> >anyone talking about boot problems I'm blaming my Samsung laptop. I hope
> >to have some time to debug and put the blame in someone else...
> >
> >Regards,
> >Kazuo Teramoto
> If you want to avoid to use the livecd, you could install a second
> kernel, like from repo-ck and have it as an altrenative bootoption
> (I also have problems with some kernels here, there is allready a
> thread on that topic).

The only problems I have experienced with rEFInd occurred when the new
system files weren't being copied correctly to EFI/arch directory.
Once I overcame that problem it has worked fine.


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