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Re: UEFI support in ttylinux?



On Jan 11, 3:47 am, Douglas Jerome <[email protected]> wrote:
> Plamen Doykov wrote:
> > Hello
>
> > I will need to install ttylinux on a UEFI machine. The available
> > latest download doesn't seem to boot on UEFI. I would appreciate any
> > advice on how to make this possible.
>
> > Thanks,
> > Plamen
>
> In general, I think you need to build your own ttylinux
> kernel.
>
> You need a different kernel configuration; rebuild the
> ttylinux kernel with
>         CONFIG_EFI=y
>         CONFIG_EFI_VARS=m or y
>         CONFIG_RELOCATABLE=y
>         CONFIG_FB_EFI=y
>         CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y
>         CONFIG_EFI_PARTITION=y
>
> You can get the current ttylinux kernel configuration from
> the ttylinux source distribution or from a running ttylinux
> system at /prc/config.gz
>
> See this page, if it helps any:https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Inte...
>
> I don't know anything about booting UEFI system, but you
> must, and I guess you have a proper boot loader. I think you
> can use your new UEFI-rebuilt kernel and the standard
> ttylinux file system initrd file named filesys.gz

Thanks for the hint. I am trying it.

By the way, this is a strange procedure to download the components as
part of the build.
Why not having them in the tarball? I had to fix 5 broken links before
being able to start the real build.

Regards,
Plamen