EFI EXT2 DRIVER

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Most distributions default to ext4fs, but I’ve used ext2fs, ext3fs, and XFS with no problems under Ubuntu. If so it should work fine, too. If you are like me and don’t care about space and build the initramfs with all bells and whistles then you end up with 10 – 20 MiB. This isn’t an issue for fresh Ubuntu installations, since the installer will run grub-install as part of the installation process, so it should work fine as long as the Ubuntu installer itself accepts your choice of filesystem — which, as I’ve said, will actually narrow your choices from what GRUB permits. Marco 3, 1 19

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How comes your kernels are that huge? Earlier versions were incompatible with the Mac’s EFI 1. It’s possible to use EFI shell commands to give the ISO driver access to the shell device, but this causes the El Torito access to go away, which means that anything loaded from the El Torito image such as rEFInd is likely to malfunction.

Likewise if you know of a source for other EFI drivers—say, for a video card or disk controller card. I therefore recommend avoiding the NTFS driver unless it’s absolutely necessary. ef

If you have problems with or comments about this Web page, please e-mail me at rodsmith rodsbooks. This is worst with the ext2fs drivers under VirtualBox; on my main computer, that combination takes 3 minutes to load a Linux kernel and initial RAM disk file!

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It was easier to use just one system partition. Note that most eext2 these uses are theoretical, at least to me; I don’t know of any specific examples of EFI drivers available as separate files for disk controller hardware, network cards, or video cards.

[PATCH] ext4,ext3 and ext2 support for UEFI

Upon completing installation of Ubuntu When the ISO driver is loaded from the El Torito image, the driver discovers that the optical disc is in use and refuses to access it.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. This Web page is provided free of charge and with wfi annoying outside ef however, I did take time to prepare it, and Web hosting does cost money. If you want to use the drivers with a Mac, be sure to use at least version 0.

[PATCH] ext4,ext3 and ext2 support for UEFI

What is the significance of this separate boot partition. Although I know of no readily-available hardware drivers, I do know of a couple of non-hardware non-filesystem drivers:. If you partition a USB flash drive and use dd to copy Linux.

Sign up using Email extt2 Password. Email Required, but never shown. Most distributions default to ext4fs, but I’ve used ext2fs, ext3fs, and XFS with no problems under Ubuntu. Ubuntu uses GRUB 2 by default, so this isn’t an issue with Ubuntu if you use the default boot loader, but if you want to experiment it might be worth considering. I don’t see any reason to keep more than one or at most two old kernels on the disk.

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The rEFInd Boot Manager: Using EFI Drivers

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Sign up using Email and Password. See my Web page on the subject or the Ubuntu community wiki for details. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Facebook. Nowdays on modern Linux distros ext2, ext3 and ext4 are equally supported so it means you can use one of them. This page is part of the documentation for the rEFInd boot manager. I finally got tired of messing around with this and deleted all my partitions using GParted and installed exh2 a Live DVD and allowed the installer to install Ubuntu for me.

Alternatively, you can use the drivers that came with rEFIt, which work on Macs.

I rebooted the system and it booted up correctly with no problems. Thomas 1 4 This it debatable, it depends on the context.