Bug 50779 - [RFE] anaconda should remove stale EFI Boot Manager entries
[RFE] anaconda should remove stale EFI Boot Manager entries
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-08-02 21:25 EDT by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-08 15:48:51 EDT
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Description Matt Domsch 2001-08-02 21:25:06 EDT
Description of Problem:
On installs and upgrades, anaconda should remove all stale EFI Boot 
Manager entries that it may have created on previous installs to the same 
system.  Something like:

  for b in `efibootmgr | grep "Red Hat Linux" | awk '{print $1}'`; do 
	efibootmgr -b $b -B
  done

Otherwise, you wind up with multiple entries "Red Hat Linux" in the boot 
manager after installing multiple times.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2001-08-02 22:08:58 EDT
Heh, I wondered how long it would take before someone filed something about this :)
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2001-08-13 19:49:51 EDT
fixed in cvs

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