[arch-general] New Installation
csupercomputergeek at gmail.com
Sun Feb 16 16:23:06 EST 2014
I already created everything else, including a /boot right there.....
On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 4:20 PM, Chester Wisniewski <chetw at zuzax.com> wrote:
> Hi Toyam,
> You need to create a special partition to install GRUB2 on GPT without
> UEFI. See the wiki: https://wiki.archlinux.org/
> Create a 1 MB partition, mark it type ef02 (in gdisk) and do not format
> it. When you run grub-install it will then copy some image files there
> required for GPT booting when UEFI isn't present. The wiki walks you
> through the details, don't worry about the 1007KB part and errors about
> partition alignment, just make a 1 meg partition right at the front of the
> disk and it will work fine.
> On 02/16/14 13:06, Toyam Cox wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> I mostly use Gentoo but I'm installing Arch on my laptop, so hello!
>> I'm installing GRUB, an I'm getting an error:
>> grub-install: waring: this GPT partition label contains no BIOS Boot
>> Partition; embedding won't be possible.
>> Then Grub refuses to go ahead with blocklists.
>> Any thoughts? It isn't a UEFI computer... it's a netbook.
>> Thank you!
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