On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 10:42:19AM -0700, Chris Murphy wrote:
On Dec 8, 2013, at 3:56 AM, Dave Mitchell <davem(a)iabyn.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 04:35:28PM +0000, Dave Mitchell wrote:
>> I'm currently preparing to fedup an F18 system to F19, looking at these
>> The bit about updating the GRUB bootloader has got gotten me confused.
>> My system is a newish x86_64 laptop, with F18 as the only thing on it,
>> installed from scratch (no upgrades etc).
>> The instructions say to look in /var/log/anaconda/anaconda.program.log
>> where you'll find a command similar to
>> efibootmgr -c -w -L Fedora -d /dev/sdX -p Y -l \EFI\redhat\grub.efi
>> then later on, run
>> efibootmgr -c -w -L Fedora -d /dev/sdX -p Y -l
'\EFI\fedora\grubx64.efi' -b bootnumber
>> Now, the command I see in the anaconda log is in fact:
>> efibootmgr -c -w -L Fedora -d /dev/sda -p 1 -l \EFI\fedora\shim.efi
>> This differs from the example in the docs by '-p 1' verses '-p
>> 'shim.efi' verses 'grub.efi'.
>> So, what values should I give for the -p and -l options?
>> Also, its not entirely clear what 'bootnumber' value for the -b arg
>> be; should this the same number as used to delete the old boot entry in
>> the previous step?
> No feedback so far. Anyone?
The Y in the instructions, I think, is intended to be a variable because
it can differ.
Ah yes, I see now thanks, it follows on from the X in sdX.
what you want is the one with 1. However, running this command in
compared to from anaconda, \E is still an E so you actually need to use
efibootmgr -c -w -L Fedora -d /dev/sda -p 1 -l \\EFI\\fedora\\shim.efi
To confirm you can use
Any idea whether I should be using shim.efi or grubx64.efi (or even grub.efi)?
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