From: Vagrant Cascadian <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com 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> [-- Attachment #1: Type: text/plain, Size: 871 bytes --] 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, vagrant [-- Attachment #2: signature.asc --] [-- Type: application/pgp-signature, Size: 227 bytes --]
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