Problems installing 5.2.1 onto HP rx2600
James R. Van Artsalen
james at jrv.org
Thu Mar 25 18:39:20 PST 2004
Gian-Paolo Musumeci wrote:
>>No, but you might want to give the post 5.2.1 snaphot a try:
>>It should find your CD drive.
>The post-5.2.1 snapshot does indeed see the CD drive and let me install,
>apparently without further incident. However, the system won't boot
>afterwards; the device isn't listed in the EFI bootable devices table.
>Is further magic required? The documentation, alas, is somewhat sketchy
>on this topic.
Welcome to the wonderful world of EFI. You have to tell it a device can
boot and where the boot file is: EFI can't figure that out by itself.
You need to Add a Boot Option and find the boot/loader.efi file to
select. If you get to the EFI shell prompt try "ls -r fs1:", "ls -r
fs2:" etc until you run out of fsN: to try.
In my case I did something wrong and the relevant files were never
copied to the EFI partition at all, and I copied them manually in a
holographic shell with the CD.
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