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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    27 Nov 2009.
    Menu posts on this thread are now out of date, a lot more has been done -
    You should see the current latest links in particular burg-devel for up to date menu examples and discussion,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to go to GRUB2 on an iMac (with EFI)

    On an Imac8.1 you can use either or both grub-pc and grub-efi, but start with grub-pc.
    See work by bean123 for the latest grub menu options-

    BURG Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    That is a good doc, it answers many questions I had.
    Using it now running on burg efi and pc build for Imac81, with added icons and tools using merge_cfg to add classes and extra stuff some taken...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    The post #28 grub64.efi binary still works. The default.txt display is not very exciting, but it does provide all the features for booting, editing and terminals.
    A "Help" widget or bar showing the...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    That looks ok, built grub64.efi from revno1773.

    Tried md5 password ok, grub-mkpasswd has to be run in linux, I don't know how to do it in OSX.

    The editor with newline insertion is very good...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    All working, password, savedefault, progress bar, timeout.
    Also with high quality background picture, the display is very good, but my camera has problems with moire and color from LCD display.
    ...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    The attached binary seems to be missing modules password.mod and loadenv.mod and maybe true.mod.

    Compiled from current burg trunk revno 1772 looks ok with this preloaded module list (maybe some...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    reminder - d/l the current menu configuration files from http://grub4dos.sourceforge.net/menu.zip
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    burg revno1771

    That is very good now, must be nearly complete.
    I compiled for grub.efi and pc bios grub.img (multiboot from grub1.97). Even have the menu demo running on an old pc celeron700...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    Tue 27 Oct 2009
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    revno1770 On Apple imac81. 1920x1200 display.

    New feature command history in terminal is good. It all looks good.
    I still have to try all the other features. ...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    I am using the new repo now -
    revno 1769
    bzr branch https://code.launchpad.net/~bean123ch/burg/trunk
    Note it needs the latest launchpad bzr version (karmic).

    I have grub pc bios boot...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    That looks very good, dual terminal, full screen text mode, good images.
    I will add a picture later.
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    Text mode window size and resolution.

    On 1920x1200 display (24inch) EFI text mode default is a small window 80 column 25 row, compared with full size 240 row 63 col. The small window also has...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    Yes max_lines works nicely. gfx terminal is very fast now, but text terminal wins for debuggiing - try set debug=all with command line boot linux /vmlinuz (debian lenny).
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    Thanks that fixed it.
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    All good so far on IMAC81, aluminium keyboard,

    Terminal TAB completion is great.
    (history?).

    All works well with all the keys in mapkey, onkey (right from the startup screen), still to...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    Can't use date module -
    grub-mkimage with preloaded date module has been broken since I started using this branch, not a new problem but still there.
    ( same problem with or without datetime.mod or...
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    [other] Re: Fancy menu for GRUB EFI

    After editing several files to get a working gfx menu I liked, looking good, all OS booting ok. The background picture makes it necessary to tweak terminal background and some other colours. Lots of...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Booting Ubuntu

    You may need to do this for xorg when using video=efifb (but some other MBP5x users may not)

    grub2 efi bootloader
    Post #2 part 2. about editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf

    Section "Device"...
  20. Thread: Booting Ubuntu

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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Booting Ubuntu

    Try adding acpi=force in the linux options.
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Booting Ubuntu

    Try it this way, I don't know what all those linux options do, you would have to ask the originator,


    menuentry "ubuntu 904" {
    fakebios
    search --set -f /vmlinuz
    linux /vmlinuz...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Booting Ubuntu

    For grub2 (efi or pc) hd0,4 is partition 4 and should have loaded the kernel for the originl menuentry -



    menuentry "Ubuntu Studio sda4" {
    fakebios
    root=hd0,4
    linux /vmlinuz...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    Ah, yes it works -



    panel
    {
    class = select
    text {
    text = "OSX"
    command = "search --set -f /usr/standalone/i386/boot.efi; chainloader...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    Thanks, also compiles OK for me on your current menu branch.

    When can we see some demo bootloader functiions -
    - Boot from a configfile menuentry widget.
    (Not just from editor grub> command...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    The karmic install of grub2 grub-pc gives options to keep using grub0.9x initially, and chainload to grub2 try grub2. I don't know exactly what it does, there shoud be specific info about that in...
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