On Fri, 2016-10-14 at 17:50 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> nullity.resea...@gmail.com wrote:
> > not only used to dual boot to Windows. efitools is used to manipulate
> > uefi boot parameters. if you compile two kernels with efistub, you can
> > choose which kernel to boot from efitools, just place them on your efi
> > boot partition and create entries in your efi boot table using the
> > program.
> That's what grub does and grub is easier.
> -- Bruce
I too do not have Windows. Infact I don't even have efi hardware. The reason
I need it are for my VM builds which do use efi. (I wanted to learn how efi
The VMs boot up with grub.
I have a script which creates a new blank VM disk with the lfs tools chain. One
commands in this script is grub-install. grub-install requires efibootmgr being
when constructing a x86_64-efi target.
As a side note, when I build grub, I build it twice for the two targets that I
use, i386-pc and x86_64-efi.
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