[arch-releng] aif profile for EFI/GPT with grub2, dm_crypt+lvm2 on SSD, archiso EFI?

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sun Apr 8 09:23:08 EDT 2012

On Fri, 06 Apr 2012 11:04:49 -0300
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:

> On 04/06/2012 06:42 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> > based on a script somebody made
> > https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=129885
> > I wrote a profile for aif -p automatic:
> > http://pastie.org/3737804
> > For creating the filesystems, i leverage the aif functionality (it supports everything needed).
> > For partitioning and installing the bootloader I use 2 custom functions as aif currently does not support gpt/efi/grub2
> Nice :)
> Do you need grub2 installed on live-enviroment? In such case we need to 
> replace grub with grub2.

no, aif currently only supports grub.  removing grub from the iso would probably break aif.
(maybe aif only needs grub to be installed onto the target system, but i'm not sure)
anyway grub2 is only a `pacman -S grub2` away

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