[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Libreboot] Parabola install & Grub

From: Oriol Demaria
Subject: Re: [Libreboot] Parabola install & Grub
Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2015 19:08:45 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

As I recall, cfdisk will max out the space taken for the partition and
leave no room for installation on the MBR. The trick is done usign the
less friendly fdisk to create the primary partition, it will leave the
MB or more needed for the installation to work.


The 09/08/2015 14:28, Andreas Kuss wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed parabola with full disk encryption on my T400 until the
> point where I have to boot from Grub manually. This is getting hard
> (or maybe impossible?) because of my bootscreen
> ( I can't see what I type in the
> console and if it's working. I used a usqwerty-vesafb rom for
> flashing, which is not my actual keyboard layout.
> Instead of booting manually I thought I'd install Grub with a few
> changes in /etc/default/grub.
> I added
> and I added the kernel parameter
> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=“cryptdevice=/dev/sda1:root root=/dev/matrix/rootvol“
> I used fdisk when creating the LUKS partition. Using cfdisk does not
> leave enough disk space (see here:
> for
> Grub. You either have to install it outside the MBR, resize (if
> possible) or start all over again.
> I installed Grub with the hope of being recognized automatically by
> libreboot. This works with Trisquel 7 (which I did not encrypt) but
> not (yet) with Parabola (?).
> I am asking myself if I should be able to start Parabola with FDE this
> way? When would I have to type in the keyphrase in Grub? I wouldn't
> know because of the trouble with my bootscreen. I can use the
> different options at bootscreen, though.
> I used the latest Parabola live ISO (2015.08.01) because I couldn't
> get a wireless connection with an older ISO (probably kernel related).
> I used a wiped SSD to try out. Trisquel is on another HDD.
> Is this the right approach? Should I try with Grub on an USB stick?
> Any comments or ideas are much appreciated.
> Cheers
> Andreas

Oriol Demaria

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]