[arch-general] Installing Archlinux alongside Ubuntu on a Windows 8 UEFI laptop
Alan E. Davis
lngndvs at gmail.com
Thu May 1 18:45:21 EDT 2014
What is the "EFISTUB bug"?
On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Alan E. Davis <lngndvs at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm staying tuned.
> On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 3:41 PM, Delcypher <delcypher at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 1 May 2014 23:35, Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On 01/05/14 06:28 PM, Alan E. Davis wrote:
>> >> After already chrooting, during the Arch installation process, I saw
>> >> information that suggested to use a command, as follows:
>> >> mount -t efivarfs efivarfs /sys/firmware/efi/efivars
>> > You don't need to do this, so I'm not sure where you're getting this
>> > information. Adding an EFI entry is optional since it already installs
>> > itself as the fallback loader too. You can install an EFI loader without
>> > being booted via EFI.
>> It's at https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/UEFI#Mount_efivarfs
>> > It's certainly a lot simpler than using grub... you don't seem to want
>> > it to work so obviously it's not going to work, since you're going out
>> > of your way to ignore the instructions.
>> It is unless you're one of the people effected by the EFISTUB bug like
>> myself. So I'm currently using GRUB2.
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