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commit 11a9f1e78668d827789d13cdc3e9f975f28a0637
parent 00148934cf5f40ee158a761d42f919b2f6545bdb
Author: Swift Geek <swiftgeek@gmail.com>
Date:   Sat, 31 Mar 2018 16:39:52 +0000

Merge branch 'www/faq-fedora-libreboot' of libreboot/libreboot into master

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diff --git a/docs/gnulinux/index.md b/docs/gnulinux/index.md @@ -28,6 +28,23 @@ However, with Libreboot, GRUB is already included directly (as a payload), so ev - [How to Harden Your GRUB Configuration, for Security](grub_hardening.md) +Fedora won't boot? +------------------ + +This may also apply to CentOS or Redhat. + +When you use Libreboot's default GRUB config, and libreboot-grub uses fedora's +default grub.cfg (in /boot/grub2/grub.cfg), fedora by default makes use of the +`linux16` command, whereas it should be saying `linux` + +Do this in fedora: + +Open `/etc/grub.d/10_linux` + +Set the `sixteenbit` variable to an empty string, then do: + + grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg + Copyright © 2014, 2015 Leah Rowe <info@minifree.org> Copyright © 2017 Elijah Smith <esmith1412@posteo.net> diff --git a/www/faq.md b/www/faq.md @@ -1012,6 +1012,14 @@ Absolutely! It is well-tested in libreboot, and highly recommended. See Any recent distribution should work, as long as it uses KMS (kernel mode setting) for the graphics. +Fedora won't boot? (may also be applicable to Redhat/CentOS) +----------------------------------------------------------- + +On Fedora, by default the grub.cfg tries to boot linux in 16-bit mode. You +just have to modify Fedora's GRUB configuration. +Refer to [the GNU+Linux page](docs/gnulinux/index.md#fedora-wont-boot). + + Can I use BSD? ----------------------------------