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Old 03-25-2020, 10:10 PM   #1
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bios from grub

Hello !

Is that possible to modify setparams to get my BIOS next reboot ? or to force BIOS from grub menu ?

When I push [DEL] on my T101HA I can't enter in my BIOS, I directly get into grub menu

setparams 'Arch Linux'

        set gfxpayload=keep
        insmod gzio
        insmod part_gpt
        insmod fat
        if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then
          search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root  F15-5ABB
          search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root F15-5ABB
        fi echo          'loading Linux linux-hardened ...'
        linux        /vmlinuz-linux-hardened root-UUID=7eb7aedf-a6f9-4a12-b340-cbdd361ee647 \
rw  loglevel=3 cryptdevice=/dev/lvm/lvroot: root=/dev/mapper/root
        echo        'loading initial ramdisk ...'
        initrd       /intiramfs-linux-hardened.img
I forget my password, in grub menu I only got two options
arch linux
advanced options for arch linux
Old 03-26-2020, 12:59 AM   #2
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I don't think that Grub allows you to launch the BIOS (or probably the UEFI, in your case).

Are you sure it's the DEL key? It might be F8, F2, ESC or others. Just press everything

Regarding the password, I would check the Archlinux wiki for instructions; ArchLinux is known for excellent documentation. On RHEL or Centos, you can stop the boot process in the initramfs phase by adding rd.break to the kernel parameters in the linux directive. Or perhaps init=/bin/bash would work.
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Looks like may explain the bizarre method of getting into your BIOS.
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[QUOTE=Moniquejor;6104416] Hello !

Is that possible to modify setparams to get my BIOS next reboot ? or to force BIOS from grub menu ?

Fedora (as of F31, possibly a bit earlier) installs an option to access UEFI in the grub menu
### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/30_uefi-firmware ###
menuentry 'System setup' $menuentry_id_option 'uefi-firmware' {
### END /etc/grub.d/30_uefi-firmware ###
I have no idea where fwsetup resides


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