Bug 1261802 - [RFE] Make the foreman bootdisk full-host image work on UEFI systems
[RFE] Make the foreman bootdisk full-host image work on UEFI systems
Status: ASSIGNED
Product: Red Hat Satellite 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Bootdisk Plugin (Show other bugs)
6.1.1
x86_64 Linux
high Severity high (vote)
: Unspecified
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Assigned To: Lukas Zapletal
http://projects.theforeman.org/issues...
: FutureFeature, PrioBumpGSS, Triaged
: 1133697 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1401491
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Reported: 2015-09-10 04:07 EDT by David Juran
Modified: 2018-06-21 06:48 EDT (History)
14 users (show)

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Foreman Issue Tracker 4413 None None None 2016-07-21 05:03 EDT

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Description David Juran 2015-09-10 04:07:07 EDT
Description of problem:
The foreman full-host bootdisk does today not work on UEFI-only systems like microsoft HyperV gen 2

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
ruby193-rubygem-foreman_bootdisk-4.0.2.13



Additional info:
Possibly as simple as adding the '--uefi' flag to call to "isohybrid" in iso_generator.rb, but this is purely a speculation.
Comment 6 Lukas Zapletal 2016-07-14 08:18:50 EDT
Please note PXE-less ISO image is compatible with UEFI, so it can be used as a workaround. It's present in 6.1+

https://access.redhat.com/blogs/1169563/posts/2090011
Comment 10 Lukas Zapletal 2016-07-21 04:51:05 EDT
*** Bug 1133697 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 24 Lukas Zapletal 2016-11-09 10:33:18 EST
Upstream patch is at https://github.com/theforeman/foreman_bootdisk/pull/33
Comment 26 Lukas Zapletal 2016-12-05 07:38:40 EST
Hello, I have evaluated the options, created initial version for Full host image (see comment 24) but for other image types, we need some changes in the iPXE firmware. I filed new BZ for this for our booloader team: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1401491
Comment 27 Edu Alcaniz 2017-03-07 06:24:01 EST
Hi, could I have an update about this BZ?
Comment 28 Lukas Zapletal 2017-03-07 07:52:11 EST
Yes, we are missing Satellite 6.3 with this one for sure, it's complicated case, we are working with platform to make some changes in iPXE project and still prototyping and testing.
Comment 31 Daniel Forsberg 2018-06-21 06:48:43 EDT
New upstream patch for Satellite 6.3 is at https://github.com/theforeman/foreman_bootdisk/pull/64

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