[arch-releng] aif profile for EFI/GPT with grub2, dm_crypt+lvm2 on SSD, archiso EFI?
dieter at plaetinck.be
Mon Apr 9 06:41:06 EDT 2012
On Mon, 9 Apr 2012 16:08:19 +0530
Keshav P R <the.ridikulus.rat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 18:53, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> > 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
> Why is grub a depends of AIF? Why not make grub optdepends? What about syslinux?
> - Keshav
actually grub is now listed as optdep instead of dep. syslinux is also an optdep.
with the next aif package, this will be visible through the package management
(is it critical that we have this right now?)
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