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Mar
5
comment How to stop grub from messing with my EFI partition?
Go read EFI bootloader principles, grab efibootmgr and carefully remove the extra option from firmware's NVRAM. You might also like refind as the boot manager.
Feb
15
comment What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?
"dpkg vs yum" is the wrong comparison as the former is a package manager but the latter is not (just as apt/aptitude are repository level managers rather than just "package").
Feb
15
comment What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?
Those interested can find rpm2cpio.sh script.
Feb
15
comment What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?
Debian's dependency generation tools are next to nonexistent, we're lightyears ahead in ALT Linux (RPM based distribution employing APT).
Feb
15
comment What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?
It's rather about "redhat vs canonical" (with canonical reaping what debian has been doing for two decades) and not about "rpm vs deb" -- I tell that as an ALT Linux Team member.
Feb
15
comment What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?
...and there's rpm2cpio.sh for those inclined.
Feb
15
comment What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?
@wzzrd as @mattdm has noted, this might help one's ~/.rpmmacros file: %_sourcedir %{_topsrcdir}/SOURCES/%name
Feb
11
comment Gentoo: grub2 with efi [Solved]
Ah, sorry for skipping that -- I've implemented bits to cope with SB in ALT Linux but sort of forgot that for now...
Feb
10
awarded  Yearling
Feb
10
answered Gentoo: grub2 with efi [Solved]
Jan
9
comment UEFI installation failed Fedora 21
Might be just grub-install (with no args); see also this fine document: rodsbooks.com/efi-bootloaders/principles.html
Dec
27
answered Cannot load linuxmint after dual boot with windows 8.1 having efi firmware
Nov
19
awarded  Excavator
Nov
19
revised Convert image of a partition into image of a disk with partition table
loop0 will be left busy for no good reason otherwise
Nov
19
comment Convert image of a partition into image of a disk with partition table
Don't forget sudo losetup -D as loop0 will be left busy for no good reason otherwise.
Nov
19
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Nov
18
answered Restore EFI boot partition
Nov
14
comment How to tell Linux Kernel > 3.0 to completely ignore a failing disk?
Thanks a lot for reminding about delete.
Nov
2
comment Easy way initrd to chain loading another kernel with kexec
Wow :] It was EDK2 build of refind then, GNU-EFI one doesn't do "legacy" chainloading (I didn't get around to trying the former for ALT Linux yet, might be worth the trouble...) Thanks for sharing, I've (ab)used elilo to ensure that non-signed Linux kernels (and only Linux kernels) boot via shim and signed refind but didn't even consider tricks like this one.
Oct
26
answered Can't get grub to boot windows 7 partition. “error: invalid EFI file path”