[svlug] Boot systems: was Can't get LFS systemd system to boot

Scott DuBois rhcom.linux at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 13:05:25 PST 2015


On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:07:01PM -0700, Akkana Peck wrote:
> Unfortunately I haven't had the courage to try it on my one UEFI
> laptop. I'd love to know if anyone's succeeded with that. For now,
> that laptop has a preinstalled Ubuntu partition with a
> grub2-controlled /boot on that partition. But the partition I
> actually use is a separate Debian partition. So on the Ubuntu
> partition I've turned off all auto-updating of grub and set it up
> so that my hand-written stanza to boot my Debian partition as
> default will not be overwritten. And on the Debian partition, I
> have a symlink pointing /boot to /ubuntu/boot, and I have to make
> sure /ubuntu is mounted before I apt-get upgrade in case there are
> any kernel changes that copy a new kernel into /boot. Makes me long
> for the simple extlinux setup on my other machines.

That's pretty hard core right there, but if the 'workaround' works then more
power to ya.

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