F18, efi-bootable live images
Brian C. Lane
bcl at redhat.com
Tue Oct 2 18:59:21 UTC 2012
On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 06:39:05PM +0200, Andreas Tunek wrote:
> 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.
> WARNING: THIS WILL DESTROY ANY DATA ON /dev/sdb!!!
> 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
Thanks for the report, the nightly images weren't working right because
of the splash image change. livecd-tools 18.12 fixes this.
Brian C. Lane | Anaconda Team | IRC: bcl #anaconda | Port Orchard, WA (PST8PDT)
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