Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1253637
Ctrl-x in grub2 menu doesn't work on MacBook Air with EFI boot
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:08:03 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1253631 +++
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1056035 +++
Description of problem:
When booting on a MacBook Air (select the EFI boot, boot option) and editing the boot command line in grub's menu the Ctrl-x key press is not recognized so you can't boot further.
A workaround is to use F10 which is not mentioned.
The original bug mentions this fixed in grub2-2.02-0.2.4.el7 but maybe it is hardware dependant (or a regression).
--- Additional comment from Alexander Todorov on 2015-08-14 14:02:48 EEST ---
The earliest version I could find is grub2-2.02-0.2.10.el7.x86_64.rpm from RHEL 7.0 and it has the same problem. At this point I think this is hardware dependent.
Filing here for Rawhide:
I'm also seeing the same thing on Rawhide with grub2-2.02-0.21.fc24.x86_64.rpm
Confirmed on a HP laptop. Model Folio 9470m
Ctrl-x and Ctrl-c on grub just type x or c.
(undocumented) F10 confirmed to work.
install image for fedora-21-x86_64, not really sure what's the version. it does not output it anywhere.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.
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