[arch-general] systemd on bios computer
eschwartz93 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 19:21:31 UTC 2017
On 07/04/2017 02:52 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> When doing a systemd upgrade I get:
> (3/7) Upgrading systemd-boot...
> Couldn't find EFI system partition. It is recommended to mount it to
> /boot. Alternatively, use --path= to specify path to mount point.
> error: command failed to execute correctly
> Are either of the above alternatives even viable for a real bios machine?
> This one got built when efi was somewhere on the drawing board or maybe
> before efi ever got to the drawing board.
Sounds like you have the AUR package "systemd-boot-pacman-hook"
installed, which automatically runs `/usr/bin/bootctl update` after
every update of the systed package.
*Why* do you have that installed on a BIOS machine? This command is only
relevant for people who are using systemd-boot as their boot manager on
a computer that uses UEFI, and the error message is quite right in
saying that it cannot find an EFI System Partition for UEFI booting...
on a machine that boots via BIOS rather than UEFI.
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