[arch-general] Grub-efi install issue

Morgan Adamiec morganamilo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 19:34:22 UTC 2018

On Mon, 6 Aug 2018 at 20:25, Matthew Dyer via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to install arch to a efi system and got as far as the
> configure the packages but grub install is whare I am stuck. First off,
> in the wiki it says to mount the efi partition, but it doesn't say whare
> to mount it to.  Secondly, I run the following to install grub-install
> --target=x86_64-efi --efi-directory=/dev/sda1 --bootloader-id=GRUB and
> get the following error. something about unable to get the udev.  What
> am I missing?  Would something rong?  The wiki artical s a bit confusing.
> Thanks.

The EFI partition is usually mounted to /boot on arch systems,
although /boot/efi is another common place.

The grub wiki page says "substitute esp with its mount point".
/dev/sda1 is the device, not the mount point.

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