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From: Vagrant Cascadian <>
Subject: bug#48172: support split /boot partition
Date: Sat, 22 May 2021 14:02:14 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zgwmlbxl.fsf@yucca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pmy8u7s3.fsf@yucca>

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On 2021-05-02, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> Unfortunately, guix doesn't currently support booting off of a separate
> /boot partition, since the kernel and initrd are in /gnu/store; your
> bootloader needs to be able to mount the partition that /gnu/store is
> located on.
> The workaround would be to manually copy all files mentioned in grub.cfg
> (kernel, initrd, possibly others) into a partition somewhere on boot
> media, and tweak the grub.cfg appropriately...
> There are several cases where this sort of thing would be desireable:
> * The above scenario; the system does not expose an NVMe drive from EFI
>   or BIOS.
> * Using u-boot and you want root on lvm, raid, encryption, etc. which
>   u-boot does not support

  * Using luks1 format for /boot and luks2 format for / (unless grub2
    learns how to read luks2 already/soon)

live well,

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       reply	other threads:[~2021-05-22 21:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2021-05-22 21:02       ` Vagrant Cascadian [this message]
2022-06-08 18:46         ` Maxim Cournoyer

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