[arch-general] Installing Archlinux alongside Ubuntu on a Windows 8 UEFI laptop
Alan E. Davis
lngndvs at gmail.com
Thu May 1 18:31:44 EDT 2014
Do I need to install a special kernel?
Thank you for the advice.
On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/05/14 06:20 PM, Alan E. Davis wrote:
> > I see another level of complexity here, in a statement on a page about
> > Gummiboot on the wiki:
> > * Warning: *Gummiboot simply provides a boot menu for EFISTUB kernels. In
> > case you have issues booting EFISTUB kernels like in
> > FS#33745<https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/33745>,
> > you should use a boot loader which does not use EFISTUB, like
> > GRUB<https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GRUB>,
> > Syslinux <https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Syslinux> or
> > ELILO<https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bootloaders#ELILO>
> > .
> > Would grub work, using this, or a similar, approach?
> gummiboot is far less complex than grub, so I'm not sure where you're
> getting that from. The kernel's EFISTUB handling doesn't work on all
> hardware, but it will most likely work fine for you. The whole point of
> EFISTUB is that it's simpler/faster than the legacy way of doing it.
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