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commit 727d515342234a50541d323aadcf73019a3a74a2
parent 916b231a02c19d5a194e9df4cb8151fd1b548ec8
Author: Swift Geek <swiftgeek@gmail.com>
Date:   Sun,  6 Jan 2019 17:45:56 +0000

Merge branch 'www/g41m-debian-trisquel-instructions' of libreboot/libreboot into master

Diffstat:
docs/gnulinux/encrypted_debian.md | 10++++++++++
docs/gnulinux/encrypted_trisquel.md | 6++++++
docs/gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.md | 5++++-
3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/docs/gnulinux/encrypted_debian.md b/docs/gnulinux/encrypted_debian.md @@ -5,6 +5,16 @@ title: Installing Debian or Devuan GNU+Linux with full disk encryption (includin This guide is written for the Debian distribution, but it should also work for Devuan with the net installer. +Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2L +===================== + +To boot the Trisquel net installer, make sure to specify fb=false on the linux +kernel parameters in GRUB. This will boot the installer in text mode instead +of using a framebuffer. + +Moving on... +============ + Libreboot on x86 uses the GRUB [payload](http://www.coreboot.org/Payloads#GRUB_2) by default, which means that the GRUB configuration file (where your GRUB menu comes from) diff --git a/docs/gnulinux/encrypted_trisquel.md b/docs/gnulinux/encrypted_trisquel.md @@ -5,6 +5,12 @@ x-toc enable: true This guide is written for the Trisquel 7.0 (Belenos) GNU+Linux distribution, but it should also work for Trisquel 6.0 (Toutatis). +## Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2L + +To boot the Trisquel net installer, make sure to specify fb=false on the linux +kernel parameters in GRUB. This will boot the installer in text mode instead +of using a framebuffer. + ## Boot the Installation Media Boot your operating system, with the installation media. If you don't know how to do so, refer to [How to Prepare and Boot a USB Installer in Libreboot Systems](grub_boot_installer.md). diff --git a/docs/gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.md b/docs/gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.md @@ -69,13 +69,16 @@ Thirdly, boot the USB and enter these commands in the GRUB terminal grub> boot If you are on a 32-bit system (e.g. some Thinkpad X60's) then you will need to -use these commands instead: +use these commands (this is also true for 32-bit running on 64-bit machines): grub> set root='usb0' grub> linux /install.386/vmlinuz grub> initrd /install.386/initrd.gz grub> boot +NOTE FOR G41M USERS (32 bit, 64 bit): On the *linux* line, specify fb=false to +boot in text mode or the installer won't have a display on your monitor. + ## Booting ISOLINUX Images (Automatic Method) Boot it in GRUB using the `Parse ISOLINUX config (USB)` option. A new menu should appear in GRUB, showing the boot options for that distro; this is a GRUB menu, converted from the usual ISOLINUX menu provided by that distro.