[rear-users] UEFI recovery failure

Brandon Smith brandon at pcc.com
Mon Feb 8 13:51:30 CET 2016

I should have clarified in the original email that we first ran a test 
rear backup and restore without 'USING_UEFI_BOOTLOADER'.  We got the 
same error regardless of whether that option was set in local.conf or not.

On 02/07/2016 06:33 AM, Gratien D'haese wrote:
> First of all check the rear.log to verify if rear found all the 
> necessary binaries around uefi.
> It should not be necessary to define manually USING_UEFI_BOOTLOADER as 
> rear finds out by itself.
> However, if you defined it on purpose then I cannot promise rear will 
> act on it, e.g. non-uefi to uefi migration. This has not be tested 
> yet. If you feel the need for it open an issue for it.
> rgds,
> Gratien
> On Fri, 5 Feb 2016 15:06:11 -0500 (EST), Brandon Smith 
> <brandon at pcc.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> We are testing a rear recovery (v1.17.2) on a Dell T330 server with
>> UEFI boot enabled running CentOS 7.2.  Using a recovery iso, during
>> boot the process fails with a failure to open "\EFI\BOOT\grubx64.efi".
>> In our local.conf we've set USING_UEFI_BOOTLOADER=1.  Are there known
>> issues with this setup?

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