Bug 970734 - grub-install removes "fedora" from BootOrder, resulting in UEFI won't load GRUB2
Summary: grub-install removes "fedora" from BootOrder, resulting in UEFI won't load GRUB2
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub2
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F19-accepted, F19FinalFreezeException
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-06-04 18:00 UTC by Martin
Modified: 2015-02-17 15:27 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 15:27:58 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Martin 2013-06-04 18:00:14 UTC
Description of problem:
grub-install removes "fedora" from BootOrder, resulting in UEFI won't load GRUB2

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. save output from: efibootmgr
2. run: grub2-install /dev/sda
3. compare with first: efibootmgr

Actual results:
ID (eg. 0019) to your GRUB2 ("Boot0019* fedora" ...) is missing in "BootOrder" list.

Expected results:
grub-install adds "0019" into BootOrder.

efibootmgr |grep BootOrder
efibootmgr -o
efibootmgr -O 0019,xxxx,...

Comment 1 Fedora Blocker Bugs Application 2013-06-04 18:10:08 UTC
Proposed as a Freeze Exception for 19-final by Fedora user martix using the blocker tracking app because:

 "grub2-install" can be used on Live media as a rescue scenario. It's much more useful to have it fixed on final release media than just in repository.

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