Arch Linux UEFI Bhyve Setup
vincent at up4.com
Tue Jan 3 02:26:39 UTC 2017
Hi Peter! Thanks for this. I’m going to look at how to rebuild an Archlinux ISO with that extra option later this week and see how it goes. Regards,
> Le 2 janv. 2017 à 15:52, Peter Grehan <grehan at freebsd.org> a écrit :
> Hi Vincent,
>> I guess my resolution for 2017 is more clarity.
>> So what I mean to know with this experiment is simply this: can UEFI
>> be used with a serial console (i.e.: without a graphic console), if
>> so, is it preferable over GRUB for Linux distros that support UEFI?
>> Until I am positive about using UEFI over serial console, I will
>> stick to GRUB but if someone coule elaborate on this, I would
>> appreciate it greatly!
> It does work, but you have to either edit the grub.conf on the install ISO and repack, or get in quick and edit the grub command line and add a 'console=ttyS0' option.
> grub-bhyve auto-inserts the serial console line into the linux kernel boot options which is why it appears a little more seamless.
> UEFI does have the advantage that the system is self-consistent - any boot filesystem can be used, whereas grub-bhyve only understands the ones that are built into it.
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