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Bug #11932

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Chainload disk0 on UEFI: "failed to allocate buffer"

Added by Michal Nowak over 4 years ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

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Caiman (Installer)
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Description

I get "failed to allocate buffer" when selected the "Chainload disk0" option in boot loader after I installed OpenIndiana 20191105 to disk in VirtualBox 6.0.14 on OpenIndiana.

Works fine in legacy BIOS mode.

See the attached screenshot.

Actions #2

Updated by Toomas Soome over 4 years ago

Michal Nowak wrote:

I get "failed to allocate buffer" when selected the "Chainload disk0" option in boot loader after I installed OpenIndiana 20191105 to disk in VirtualBox 6.0.14 on OpenIndiana.

Works fine in legacy BIOS mode.

See the attached screenshot.

BIOS and UEFI are different in that regard, UEFI needs full path to file we are chainloading. This means that the variable chain_disk should be set based on if we are running on uefi or not. We can script that of course.

Actions #3

Updated by Marcel Telka about 1 month ago

  • Target version changed from 2019.10 to Hipster
Actions #4

Updated by Marcel Telka about 1 month ago

  • Category set to Caiman (Installer)
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