[rear-users] UEFI recovery failure

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Tue Feb 9 15:48:02 CET 2016

 Perhaps it would be better to open an issue with sufficient evidence 
 what went wrong.
 rear should be able to recognize an UEFI platform.

 On Mon, 8 Feb 2016 07:51:30 -0500, Brandon Smith <brandon at pcc.com> 
> 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?

 Gratien D'haese
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