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Feature #5560

Bug #1945: Import GRUB 0.9.7 patches from Gentoo

grub should support EFI/GPT partitioning

Added by Hans Rosenfeld almost 5 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
-
Start date:
2015-01-26
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

To support booting from EFI/GPT partitioned disks, grub needs to be able to handle that partition table format. There is a patch from Gentoo which we can use that adds just that functionality, and Richard Yao has already ported that to illumos grub:

https://github.com/ryao/grub-illumos/commit/996a549d647c265aed7a7bf56596505758c9e4a9


Related issues

Related to illumos gate - Bug #397: illumos cannot boot from a device with an EFI labelResolved2010-11-04

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#2

Updated by Electric Monk over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

git commit 44bc9120699af80bb18366ca474cb2c618608ca9

commit  44bc9120699af80bb18366ca474cb2c618608ca9
Author: Richard Yao <ryao@gentoo.org>
Date:   2015-02-20T22:58:27.000Z

    5560 grub should support EFI/GPT partitioning
    Reviewed by: Hans Rosenfeld <hans.rosenfeld@nexenta.com>
    Reviewed by: Jean McCormack <jean.mccormack@nexenta.com>
    Reviewed by: Josef 'Jeff' Sipek <josef.sipek@nexenta.com>
    Approved by: Dan McDonald <danmcd@omniti.com>

#3

Updated by Joshua M. Clulow about 3 years ago

  • Related to Bug #397: illumos cannot boot from a device with an EFI label added

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