Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Wed 01 Oct 2014, 10:31
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Cutting edge
Booting a Self-Signed Kernel with UEFI
Moderators: Flash, Ian, JohnMurga
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Author Message
Q5sys


Joined: 11 Dec 2008
Posts: 1067

PostPosted: Tue 03 Sep 2013, 17:14    Post_subject:  Booting a Self-Signed Kernel with UEFI
Sub_title: Requires compiling your own kernel
 

This isnt for the faint of heart. but it may be of interest to some here who want to run on a system with UEFI, but are unable to. It will require some slight alterations for it to work with Puppy, but i don't see any reasons why it wouldn't work for Puppy. Might work as described, but I think some minor changes might be needed since our initrd is set up differently than most normal distros.

This requires you to compile your own kernel, so be aware this is not something to jump into without doing your research first!

http://www.kroah.com/log/blog/2013/09/02/booting-a-self-signed-linux-kernel/
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message Visit_website 
Karl Godt


Joined: 20 Jun 2010
Posts: 3972
Location: Kiel,Germany

PostPosted: Fri 13 Sep 2013, 07:45    Post_subject:  

Quote:
To have UEFI boot it directly, you can place it in /boot/EFI/boot/bootx64.efi, so that UEFI will treat it as the “default” bootloader for the machine.

x64 toolchain and libs are on my TODO list

_________________
«Give me GUI or Death» -- I give you [[Xx]term[inal]] [[Cc]on[s][ole]] .
Macpup user since 2010 on full installations.
People who want problems with Puppy boot frugal Razz
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message Visit_website 
Display_posts:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Cutting edge
Jump to:  

Rules_post_cannot
Rules_reply_cannot
Rules_edit_cannot
Rules_delete_cannot
Rules_vote_cannot
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0392s ][ Queries: 11 (0.0028s) ][ GZIP on ]