Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 984482
fedup incorrectly detecting EFI boot
Last modified: 2014-02-05 17:07:56 EST
Description of problem:
On a non-EFI system with the file structure of efi present, fedup is assuming that the BIOS is an EFI BIOS
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. fedup --network 19 --debuglog fedupdebug.log
2. at reboot no change in the boot menu
grub.cfg is generated in the efi structure and not in /boot/grub2 with the call to linuxefi for all present kernel versions
grub.cfg is generated in /boot/grub2 with the call to linux
All fedup does is call `new-kernel-pkg`.
Something about your system is confusing grubby/new-kernel-pkg so it's writing to the wrong place.
Reassigning to grubby.
Please include the relevant configuration files, preferably from before and after the fedup run. Also, what do you mean by 'the file structure of efi'? And how did it get that way?
(In reply to Brian C. Lane from comment #2)
> Please include the relevant configuration files, preferably from before and
> after the fedup run.
What do you mean by configuration files ?
> Also, what do you mean by 'the file structure of efi'?
> And how did it get that way?
The motherboard had to be replaced with a non-EFI one
Ah! That explains it then, thanks.
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