Reinstalling the bootloader

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Apr 8 04:30:10 UTC 2014


On Tue, 2014-04-08 at 07:16 +0300, Fred New wrote:

> The
> Unified Extensible Firmware Interface wiki page is rather outdated and
> unhelpful as well.

In what way? I wrote it, just a month or two ago. I'm not aware of
anything in it which is outdated.

> If you have UEFI and you have run grub2-install, you need to un-do that by
> re-installing
> grub2-efi:
> 
> yum reinstall grub2-efi

That won't 'undo' anything. The grub2-efi package doesn't actually have
any scripts, so reinstalling it doesn't really do anything much.

> And since Windows on my system places itself first in the EFI boot list
> every time it
> is booted,

That's likely an issue in your system's firmware or Windows install
(somehow). It shouldn't be doing that.
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