[rear-users] UEFI Boot

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Sun Jan 25 16:50:12 CET 2015


 Just try rear -v mkrescue and browse through the log file and see if 
 efi stuff were added and especially the mkisofs part is important (to 
 make the ISO image UEFI aware)

 On Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:26:28 +0100, Marcus Moeller 
 <marcus.moeller at gmx.ch> wrote:
> Am 25.01.2015 um 16:43 schrieb Gratien D'haese:
>> Ubuntu (nor Debian) were not yet tested. Please try it out and if 
>> you
>> find issues open a tracker for it at GitHub so that other users can
>> share their experience, or perhaps someone can deliver a fix for it 
>> (if
>> needed of course).
>> Gratien
>
> Is there any special configuration parameter I need to set, or can I
> just create an ISO image and try to boot that (e.g. from an USB key 
> by
> dd'ing it onto)?
>
> Greetings
> Marcus
>
>> On Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:07:12 +0100, Marcus Moeller
>> <marcus.moeller at gmx.ch> wrote:
>>> Dear Gratien,
>>>
>>>>> I got a new Baytrail system which supports UEFI only (no CSM), so 
>>>>> my
>>>>> question is: should it be possible to create an UEFI Boot device 
>>>>> for
>>>>> recovery? If so, are there any special parameters I need to set 
>>>>> in
>>>>> order to make it work?
>>>>>
>>>>> I guess Secure Boot is not supported at all?
>>>>
>>>> Secure boot is supported with Fedora and RHEL. OpenSuSe is 
>>>> unfortunately
>>>> not supported because we are unable to create an UEFI capable ISO 
>>>> image.
>>>> See issue https://github.com/rear/rear/issues/467 and issue
>>>> https://github.com/rear/rear/issues/214 for background 
>>>> information.
>>>
>>> It's about an ubuntu 14.04 based machine.
>>>
>>> Should that work as well?
>>>
>>> Greetings
>>> Marcus



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