Commit 39fddfa5 authored by plain linen's avatar plain linen
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Update documentation for uefi x64 grub boot modes

parent e51b6f61
......@@ -34,3 +34,4 @@ Archiso Authors
* Yu Li-Yu <afg984@gmail.com>
* nl6720 <nl6720@gmail.com>
* Øyvind Heggstad <heggstad@gmail.com>
* plain linen <bcdedit@hotmail.com>
......@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ Added
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- Configure the locale for the baseline profile to ``C.UTF-8`` so that a UTF-8 locale is used.
- Add ``uefi-x64.grub.esp`` and ``uefi-x64.grub.eltorito`` boot mode to support x86_64 UEFI boot on x86_64 machines.
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......@@ -48,6 +48,8 @@ The image file is constructed from some of the variables in ``profiledef.sh``: `
- ``bios.syslinux.eltorito``: Syslinux for x86 BIOS booting from an optical disc
- ``uefi-ia32.grub.esp``: GRUB for IA32 UEFI booting from a disk
- ``uefi-ia32.grub.eltorito``: GRUB for IA32 UEFI booting from an optical disc
- ``uefi-x64.grub.esp``: GRUB for x86_64 UEFI booting from a disk
- ``uefi-x64.grub.eltorito``: GRUB for x86_64 UEFI booting from an optical disc
- ``uefi-x64.systemd-boot.esp``: systemd-boot for x86_64 UEFI booting from a disk
- ``uefi-x64.systemd-boot.eltorito``: systemd-boot for x86_64 UEFI booting from an optical disc
Note that BIOS El Torito boot mode must always be listed before UEFI El Torito boot mode.
......@@ -168,7 +170,12 @@ The *custom template identifiers* are understood in all `.cfg` files in this dir
grub
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This directory is mandatory when the ``uefi-ia32.grub.esp`` or ``uefi-ia32.grub.eltorito`` bootmodes are selected in
``profiledef.sh``.
This directory is mandatory when any of the following bootmodes is used in ``profiledef.sh``:
- ``uefi-ia32.grub.esp`` or
- ``uefi-ia32.grub.eltorito`` or
- ``uefi-x64.grub.esp`` or
- ``uefi-x64.grub.eltorito``
It contains configuration files for `GRUB <https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/>`_
used in the resulting image.
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