Reinstalling the bootloader

Corey Sheldon sheldon.corey at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 00:20:45 UTC 2014


its now grub2-install /dev/sdX


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On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 8:16 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 2014-04-03 at 19:44 -0700, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
> > On Apr 3, 2014 7:18 PM, "Reindl Harald" <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Am 04.04.2014 03:08, schrieb Andrew Lutomirski:
> > > > Once upon a time (Fedora 15? -- I've lost track), it was possible to
> reinstall the bootloader using grub-install.
> > >
> > > besides that it is the wrong list:
> >
> > What's the right list?
> >
> > > grub2-install
> >
> > $ grub2-install
> > /usr/sbin/grub2-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sda1.
> > Check your device.map.
> >
> > This is with efi.  WTF is a GRUB drive?  Will this set up the boot
>
> You don't want to be doing any kind of grub(2)-install if you actually
> have a native UEFI install. That's not how UEFI booting works. But it's
> difficult to divine from your emails how your system is actually set up
> at all.
>
> Can you please answer the following?
>
> 1. What is the output of 'efibootmgr -v'?
> 2. Do you have a /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg ?
> 3. Do you have a /boot/grub/grub.conf ?
> 4. Do you have a /boot/grub2/grub.cfg ?
>
> For a 'yes' answer to 2, 3 or 4 it would be nice to have the contents
> visible somewhere.
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