[arch-general] UEFI madness

Maxime GAUDUIN alucryd at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 06:06:43 EST 2013

Oh thx for the link! I didn't bother because I had already installed refind
last week, plus previous isos booted fine without further tweaking.
Gummiboot started acting funny recently.

On Mar 3, 2013 11:32 AM, "Mike Cloaked" <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Maxime Gauduin <alucryd at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have been succesfully using a GRUB2 based UEFI system for the past
> > year, but it died on me a week ago. Didn't want to load any kernel
> > anymore...
> > I switched to refind and it works beautiffuly, just follow the wiki
> > here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/UEFI_Bootloaders#Using_rEFInd
> > and set your ESP partition like Mike suggested.
> > The tricky part is to boot the iso into efi mode, it complains about it
> > having no loader config (at least for me). You can work around that if
> > you already have refind on the ESP partition, if you don't, install it
> > in EFI/Boot/ and name the efi file bootx64.efi (be sure that it scans
> > externals, or optical if you're using a CD). You can then load refind by
> > going into your EFI bios and choosing "Load EFI Shell" (note that not
> > all EFI bioses have that option).
> >
> I followed the following to make a uefi bootable iso on a usbkey:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface#Create_UEFI_bootable_USB_from_ISO
> --
> mike c

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