F18, efi-bootable live images

Andreas Tunek andreas.tunek at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 16:39:05 UTC 2012

2012/10/2 Brian C. Lane <bcl at redhat.com>:
> On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 10:09:33AM +0200, Andreas Tunek wrote:
>> The latest couple of F18 live images I have tried have not been efi
>> bootable. Is this something known or something I should report in bugzilla?
>> If so, under what component?
> What, exactly, happens? How are you trying to boot them? How did you
> make the boot image? livecd-iso-to-disk should be working fine at this
> point (it rewrites the label so the spaces bug isn't a problem).
> --

This happens:

livecd-iso-to-disk --format --reset-mbr --efi
Fedora-18-Nightly-20120930.12-x86_64-Live-desktop.iso /dev/sdb
Verifying image...
Fragment sums: b9ebb947abaa631ca1b693423ed2c79f74c11e19a1111578358ecc4fff7d
Fragment count: 20
Press [Esc] to abort check.
Checking: 100.0%

The media check is complete, the result is: PASS.

It is OK to use this media.
Press Enter to continue or ctrl-c to abort

8 bytes were erased at offset 0x00000200 (gpt): 45 46 49 20 50 41 52 54
8 bytes were erased at offset 0x3d3d2000 (gpt): 45 46 49 20 50 41 52 54
Warning: The resulting partition is not properly aligned for best performance.
Waiting for devices to settle...
mkdosfs 3.0.12 (29 Oct 2011)
ERROR: This live image does not support EFI booting

/Andreas Tunek

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