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Old 11-01-2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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grubx64.efi


I was thinking of trying out grub.efi as a boot loader. I currently have Grub2 installed and working from the MBR.

I cannot find a grub.efi binary anywhere. Where do I find it?

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Old 11-02-2012, 12:22 AM   #2
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Grub2 will not support EFI bios files on MBR systems.
 
Old 11-02-2012, 04:07 AM   #3
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I have a uefi system which allows legacy booting so I currently use Grub2 which is installed in a 2nd hard disk. I am able to boot into linux using elilo so I would have thought I could do it with grub.efi. I want to follow instructions here but I cannot find the grubx64.efi file.
 
Old 11-02-2012, 05:01 PM   #4
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Step 1 Rebuild grub2 with efi support "--with-platform=efi" (The SlackBuild from slackbuilds.org does not do this)
Step 2 Create grub.efi with grub-mkimage


http://wiki.osdev.org/GRUB#Build_Gru...bootx64.efi.29
 
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Old 11-03-2012, 02:52 PM   #5
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Thanks. That's helpful.
 
  


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